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Protesters resort to self-immolation over China development

Clip: 10/24/2013 | 5m 6s

To keep up with the huge boom in urban development, China has knocked down villages to make way for new cities, sometimes without consent. When one farmer's demands for compensation were not met, he resorted to setting himself on fire, and he's not the only one to do so. Hari Sreenivasan gets details from Frank Langfitt of NPR.

Aired: 10/24/13

Rating: NR

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