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Violent Forced Eviction of Farmers in Jinxiang County, Shandong Province

February 28, 2012

In order to implement the New Countryside Plan, the Yushan Development District of Jinxiang County, Shandong Province demanded that farmers leave their land and homes and move into low-quality apartment buildings. The farmers refused to sign their eviction contracts and move. In the early morning of February 28, 2012, more than 1,000 police officers and staff were sent to the village and forced the farmers out.