Human Rights Incidents Update
Let’s have a look at today’s human rights events in China
Jiangsu Developer Intimated Petitioners, Threatening that:
“Killing You Is Only a Matter of Money”
House owners of Zhonghai Xi Yuan, a housing estate in
Yangzhou City of Jiangsu Province, are having disputes
with the developer over house quality problems.
Many residents visited local government for petition.
They also demanded return of house in front of
the building area.
On Oct.6, employees of the estate violently injured
They even threatened that: “We have enough money to
smooth things out even if someone were killed”.
Shanghai Petitioners Gathered to Protest Illegal
“Expropriation” by the Government
On Oct.7, Chinese Human Rights Defender reported that
dozens of Shanghai petitioners cried out their grievances
at Renmin Park about two weeks ago.
They protested against corrupt party officials who grabbed
their land in the name of “expropriation”.
Those officials later sold land to make profits, and police,
procuratorates and courts always protected what they did
by persecuting petitioners in all manners, protesters said.
Sources said that, Beijing’s Inspection Group did not solve a
single petition case during their two-month stay in Shanghai.
Between Sept. 15 and 16, members of the Inspection Group
even assaulted Wu Dangying, Xiang Huilan, Zhang Gendi,
Wang Peiyun and other petitioners.
Hebei Developer Hired Mafia Groups to Forcibly Demolish Civilians’ Home
Dan Guiyun and her family live in Nanguan Erpu of Daming
County, Handan City, Hebei Province.
On the evening of Sept. 12, Dan’s 21-room house was
forcibly demolished by mafia groups hired by a developer.
Dan’s family now has nowhere to live and they are still
being intimidated by mafia gangs.
They had petitioned to local governments many times
but received no reply.
On Oct. 6, Dan and her family made a slogan protest
Guangxi Protesters Against Toxic Food Arrested by Local Government
On Oct.6, hundreds held slogans in front of a restaurant
in Pingguo County, Guangxi Province.
They protested because those hundreds all became sick
after eating contaminated food in that restaurant.
However, all protesters were arrested by
the “anti-terrorism team” of the county government.