Problem

Rural violence

Other Names:
Rural riots
Peasant uprisings
Incidence:
In January 1993, 1,000 Chinese peasants rioted in Sichuan province, attacking officials who had demanded contribution up 14% of average yearly farm income for a local highway. Elsewhere, protests have broken out against officials who pay for grain with IOU's, often after spending government revenue on real-estate ventures or the stock market.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET