The Chinese Communist Party uses spies and technology to silence dissent—even abroad. Western institutions need to fight back.
By Evan Osborne & Jianli Yang – Jan 23, 2023
The world watched in admiration, and even awe, as university students in China risked the full wrath of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and protested for an end to the CCP regime’s draconian “zero COVID” policy. Chinese students living overseas heartily encouraged the protests back home—but the threat to Chinese students in the West who wish to debate the issues affecting their country and propose alternatives to the current political system is already large and growing.
If Chinese students who continue to come to the U.S. to study were to face the kind of intimidation their brothers and sisters back home already endure, it would be a shameful betrayal of everything universities profess to stand for… [Continue Reading]