On last Friday, March 29, at High Hill Village (广东省茂名市信宜市高山村), Guangdong
Province, around 2,000 villagers gathered to rally
with the message on a banner read "blood debt must
The villagers in High Hill lived and farmed in this land
for generations until one day the government ordered them
to sell their land to a developer as part of the urbanisation
rush. They refused and determined to defend their home and
their thousands-year old right to be peasants.
So on March 29, Yixing City authority (信宜市政府)
sent a bus-load of gangsters in military uniform and armed
with steel bars and iron bars to accompany developer's forklift
trucks to invade the village.
When villagers resisted the forced destruction of their
crops and houses, they were violently beaten with the metal
bars by the armed gangsters.
More than 30 villagers were injured.
Some required close medical attention -
Some needed surgical treatment -
Some were in serious condition -
After three days without response from the government that
orchestrated the violent attack, the villagers went to the
street, demanding the justice.
But will the justice ever come to Chinese peasants without Wen
Jiabao (温家宝), Li
Keqiang (李克强), Wang
Yang (汪洋), Sun
Zhencai (孙政才) and
the clique that they belong to be investigated and prosecuted?