July 23, 2001
(1) Corruption impacts China’s Three Gorges resettlement
June 30, 2001 — Probe International fellow Dai Qing says it is never too late to stop construction of the Three Gorges dam. Yet dam construction is proceeding on schedule as Three Gorges migrants, without money or jobs, continue to resist resettlement, reports VOA News. [ Full story ]
2) Many Chinese farmers oppose Three Gorges resettlement
June 30, 2001 — Of all the problems facing the Three Gorges dam project, none has been more difficult than resettlement, reports VOA News. This article also quotes Probe International fellow, Dai Qing, who says, “each person to be resettled should be entitled to about $4,800 from the government.” In reality, however, that amount is closer to $1,000. “And that money is still being skimmed off at every level by corrupt officials,” she says. [ Full story ]
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