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Protest Over Forced Demolition Escalates in Beijing

2020-07-07 22:10
In the Changping District of Beijing, property owners at Wayao Villa prepared bricks and fire extinguishers, and gathered at the villa’s entrance at 1 a.m. on June 29. They were trying to defend their homes against the armed police and the demolition team, who usually assault the villa in early morning hours to forcibly tear down their homes.