Chinese couple, 91 and 81, detained after fighting for their property rights

//Chinese couple, 91 and 81, detained after fighting for their property rights

Chinese couple, 91 and 81, detained after fighting for their property rights

An elderly couple and their middle-aged son are facing possible prosecution after being accused by police in east China of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” while protesting against the loss of their land for a new road project.Police in Jiangsu province said on social media on Friday that Chen Yingxian, 91, and Fan Peirong, his 81-year-old wife, had been charged after “occupying” the Communist Party branch office in their home village of Chen Lou Zhen “for a long time” and, separately, …

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