Hsiao-Hung Pai

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When I walk into Beijing’s migrant worker slums, five minutes from the high-rising financial centre and shopping malls, I understand what Ai Weiwei means when he calls Beijing “a city of violence” – violence against a large section of its working population and their families. “We live under the same sky, why are we not entitled to the same rights?” is a question many ask in Xinzhuang and other migrant neighbourhoods.

During the past month schools for children of migrant workers – who build the capital’s offices and mansions, clean its streets and guard its security – have been shut down, with more to follow in the coming weeks.…  Seguir leyendo »