An photo of a poster on Weibo criticizes the policy. Photo: a screenshot from Sina Weibo.

Destruction of Chinese tombs outrages scholars

Henan launched its “tomb-flattening” policy in May in selected cities, including Zhoukou, Luoyang, Nanyang, and Shagnqiu. Locals are being asked to give up tomb space and instead cremate dead relatives. They then receive 500 yuan (HK$625) in compensation.

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An photo of a poster on Weibo criticizes the policy. Photo: a screenshot from Sina Weibo.
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