China farmer takes a stand

Wuhan melon farmer defends his property against developers.

    Anger over property confiscation is one of the main causes of unrest in China, as both authorities and property developers force farmers from their land.

    But one Chinese farmer has been successfully fighting eviction with the use of a unique weapon.

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from Wuhan in Hubei province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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