China: Thousands of migrant workers evicted without notice

The Chinese government has been defending a campaign that has seen tens of thousands of migrant workers suddenly evicted from their homes in Beijing.

    The Chinese government has been defending a campaign that has seen tens of thousands of migrant workers suddenly evicted from their homes in Beijing.

    Officials say they will continue to demolish dangerous or illegal properties.

    But critics say the operation is part of a plan to reduce Beijing's population by more than a million.

    Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.