Last Residents Of Baku’s ‘Shanghai’ Fight Eviction

A notorious slum in Azerbaijan’s capital is being demolished, but some remaining residents are digging in, saying the government compensation won’t buy them a new home. Dubbed “Shanghai” by locals, the area in Baku consists of illegal homes built dangerously close to rail tracks.


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Shangai locals fight eviction

A notorious slum in Azerbaijan's capital is being demolished, but some remaining residents are digging in, saying the government compensation won't buy them a new home. Dubbed "Shanghai" by locals, the area in Baku consists of illegal homes built dangerously close to rail tracks.

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