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August 04 2013

*China : End Involuntary Rehousing, Relocation of Tibetans* ❝The Chinese government is subjecting…

China: End Involuntary Rehousing, Relocation of Tibetans

The Chinese government is subjecting millions of Tibetans to a policy of mass rehousing and relocation that radically changes their way of life, and about which they have no say. 
Since 2006, under plans to “Build a New Socialist Countryside” in Tibetan areas, over two million Tibetans have been “rehoused” – through government-ordered renovation or construction of new houses – in the #Tibet_Autonomous_Region (TAR), while hundreds of thousands of nomadic herders in the eastern part of the Tibetan plateau have been relocated or settled in “New Socialist Villages.”

Human Rights Watch has documented the extensive rights violations ranging from the absence of consultation to the failure to provide adequate compensation, both of which are required under international law for evictions to be legitimate.

http://www.newindia.tv/en/images/28062013/china_resettlements.jpg

http://www.hrw.org/features/china-end-involuntary-rehousing-relocation-tibetans

#Tibet #Chine #relogement #logement #photo #photoreportage #maison #urbanisme
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