Farmers Clash with Police over Land Confiscation for Pugubou Dam Project

What is affected
Housing private
Land Private
Access to education, healthcare, and all basic amenities
Type of violation Forced eviction
Date 11 April 2004
Region A [ Asia ]
Country China
Location Sichuan Province, Hanyuan County

Affected persons

Total 1000
Men 0
Women 0
Children 0
Proposed solution Key recommendations \r\n\r\n\r\nTo the government of Central African Republic\r\n\r\n- Appoint a clear IDP focal point with overall responsibility for protecting IDPs’ rights\r\n\r\n- seek assistance from the international community to develop a National
Details pubugou dam.doc
Forced eviction

Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

The People’s Armed Police
Brief narrative Thousands of villagers gathered to protest inadequate compensation for the seizure of land and homes to make way for the Pubugou dam in Hanyuan county. At least 12 protesters were injured in clashes with the People’s Armed Police. The dam will displace as many as 100,000 people and has been the cause of numerous protests and petitions.
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