søndag 3. januar 2016

China's Petitioners Risk Official Ire to Pursue Complaints in Beijing

Large numbers of people pursuing complaints against the ruling Chinese Communist Party have converged on Beijing ahead of the New Year's Day national holiday on Friday, when they hope to make their grievances heard, petitioners told RFA. Groups of petitioners from Shanghai, Shandong, Sichuan and across China are gathering outside the State Council complaints office in Beijing to pursue a number of mass petitions linked to forced evictions, land loss to development, official corruption and abuse of official power. Read more