Chinese home in middle of road is razed

Posted: December 2, 2012 at 1:53 a.m.

Authorities have demolished a five-story home that stood incongruously in the middle of a new main road and had become the latest symbol of resistance by Chinese homeowners against officials accused of offering unfair compensation.

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