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Chinese Media Downplay Land Protest in Southern China

2006年01月16日

Sharon Hom is the Executive Director of Human Rights in China - based in New York.  She says this is contributing to the income gap and people in the countryside are becoming more desperate.

"…On top of being left behind by economic growth and being left behind by this new wealth that is being reported in the mainstream media, then you have the situation where their land is being taken away and they're not getting adequately compensated," Ms. Hom says.

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