Snapshots from a not-so-happy globe

Old Neighborhoods in Beijing, China Demolished

Beijing wants to better protect the rights of citizens expelled from their homes by developers colluding with local authorities, "state press" reported.

Old neighborhoods in Beijing, China demolished (AFP/Goh Chai Hin)

A young Chinese girl sits piggy-back on her grandfather, who looks on as workers demolish his old neighbourhood in Beijing last month.

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