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An American in China

Chinese Lady Sets Herself on Fire to Protest Forced Eviction from Houses

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 21, 2011

This woman was upset with the fact that in China the land is being stolen from the masses and given to the rich. In an evil twist on Robin Hood, the poor have little or no recourse to fight when confronted with these problems. The woman pictured below, set herself on fire in protest.



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