Eyewitness Report Documents Serious Human Rights Abuses in Three Gorges Project
International Rivers Network released today an eyewitness report on the resettlement and human rights problems of the Three Gorges Dam in China. More than 640,000 people have been evicted to make way for the giant dam...Resettlers have not been compensated according to international standards. The resettlement process is fraught with corruption and human rights abuses. Protests are widespread, and the police has used excessive force to quell these protests.