Beijing Beautification Efforts Displace Landowners
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Beijing Beautification Efforts Displace Landowners

In Beijing, the government is bulldozing some homes and shops in an effort to beautify the city for the Olympic games. Many owners say they are being displaced against their will, without being adequately compensated. Video by Maureen Fan/The Washington Post, Editor: Francine Uenuma/washingtonpost.com

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