Brutal reality of China's urbanisation as land grab continues
11 September 2013 Last updated at 23:10 BST
China's government planning to move 100m people from rural areas to cities in the next 10 years, but many Chinese feel abandoned or intimidated by the change.
The administration says the move will boost living standards and share prosperity, but some fear only the rich and ruthless will benefit from the changes.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas met some people who were attacked while trying to protect their land from developers.