You are here: Fairness.com > Resources > Grief in the Rubble: Chinese Are Le...

Grief in the Rubble: Chinese Are Left to Ask Why Schools Crumbled

Date: May 25, 2008
Author: Jim Yardley
QUOTE: “This is not a natural disaster,” said Ren Yongchang, whose 9-year-old son died inside the destroyed school. His hands were covered in plaster dust as he stood beside the rubble, shouting and weeping as he grabbed the exposed steel rebar of a broken concrete column. “This is not good steel. It doesn’t meet standards. They stole our children.”

Article MetaInformation:

Key People:
Key Organizations:
Subject & Geographic Categories:

Comments:

none
*User comments are posted without Fairness.com LLC's prior review or approval, and Fairness.com LLC takes no responsibility for them; please see our Conditions of Service Agreement.