Highway Built around House in China (Video)

Highway Built around House in China

Homeowners Luo Baogen and his wife refused to leave their house to make way for a new road in Wenling, China, claiming that the relocation compensation offered by the government would not be enough to cover their rebuilding costs.

Unlike the old days when they would simply move them out by force, the new Chinese laws make it illegal to demolish private property by force without an agreement. But that did not stop the local government from building a road around their home…

Video via ITN. Spotted here.