Graveyard burials are, under China's funeral laws, not encouraged as land can be used for other purposes. Photo: Reuters Graveyard burials are, under China's funeral laws, not encouraged as land can be used for other purposes. Photo: Reuters
Graveyard burials are, under China's funeral laws, not encouraged as land can be used for other purposes. Photo: Reuters

Anhui officials dig up and burn 83-year-old farmer’s corpse amid row with family

Government forcibly cremates peasant after relatives refused to comply with arbitrarily enforced cremation law

Graveyard burials are, under China's funeral laws, not encouraged as land can be used for other purposes. Photo: Reuters Graveyard burials are, under China's funeral laws, not encouraged as land can be used for other purposes. Photo: Reuters
Graveyard burials are, under China's funeral laws, not encouraged as land can be used for other purposes. Photo: Reuters
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