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A squatter dweller carries his children as they leave their shanty house during the demolition of a squatter colony in Quezon city, Metro Manila. Dozens were hurt during clashes triggered by the demolition of a squatter settlement for business developments in suburban Quezon city on Monday, local media reported.

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A man carries his children as they leave their shanty during a demolition of a squatters’ area on Monday in Quezon City in the Philippines. Dozens were hurt during clashes triggered by the demolition of the settlement.

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A man rides his bicycle past a partially demolished building in the middle of a street next to residential construction sites in Xi’an, China. A family of seven still lived in the three-storey building without electricity or water after a demolition project in the region took place in 2010.

Zheng walks towards her partially demolished nail house

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Zheng walks towards her partially demolished nail house in Jiangsu province, China