Category: nail house
The “Nail House” story from Chongqing that I have mentioned previously is still in the news. Simon Elegant of Time and Time‘s China Blog talks about a “nail house” story in Shanghai that echoes some of the concerns that I have about overly lauding holdouts. A similar case in Shanghai (see picture below) ended a […]
CDT has translated a post claiming that the State Council Information Office has issued a directive to stop publishing news about Chongqing’s Nail House story. This does not yet seem to be the case as my morning paper had a story on the topic today.
A property developer in Chongqing has excavated all of the land surrounding this home and is proceeding on a construction project, clearly attempting to force the resident to give up and allow her home to be demolished. One must have sympathy for the people living in this “nail house” (so-called as they are unwilling to […]