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Tibetan Uprising Day Reminds Us

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Rajiv Malhotra

Even as desperate self-immolations among Tibetans still living in Tibet have increased in the past few years, there seem to be no signs whatsoever of China relenting on its cultural genocide there.

Chinese Land Expropriation: Kung Fu, Rockets and Evictions

John Wagner Givens | Posted 02.11.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

All over China, local governments expropriate farm land from peasants and homes from urban residents, and in many cases, the land is then sold on to developers. Not surprisingly, this has resulted in some extreme, and extremely awesome, efforts to resist expropriation.

China Property Rights May Be Increased

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China's Cabinet suggested major changes Friday to the way land is seized for redevelopment in an attempt to calm a passionate issue th...

China May Let Peasants Sell Rights To Farmland

New York Times | Edward Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chinese leaders are expected to allow peasants to buy or sell land-use rights for the first time, a step that could draw hundreds of millions of farme...