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Chinese News Outlet Fact Checks Claim That Chinese Mining Company Unduly Evicted Zimbabweans From Their Ancestral Land

The increasingly contentious dispute in Zimbabwe over the behavior of Chinese mining companies is now getting noticed back in China, where the popular online news site The Paper.cn published a detailed fact check report on some of the allegations against Chinese mining companies.

The article focused largely on a claim by well-known dissident journalist and longtime government critic Hopewell Chin’ono who said that a Chinese mining company gave residents in a particular community just three months to move from their ancestral lands so it could mine coal in the area.

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