Migrant workers forced out as one of Shenzhen’s last ‘urban villages’ faces wrecking ball

//Migrant workers forced out as one of Shenzhen’s last ‘urban villages’ faces wrecking ball

Migrant workers forced out as one of Shenzhen’s last ‘urban villages’ faces wrecking ball

As their eviction deadline nears, all Chen Jian can think about is the wrecking ball – and where his family is going to go. He often dreams about the negotiations – with officials, real estate developers, landlords. On other nights, he cannot sleep at all.“I’m mostly worried about my daughter – she starts secondary school in September,” said Chen, 41, who works as a quality supervisor for a foreign trading company.His family of four lives in a cheap one-bedroom flat in Baishizhou, one of the…

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