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Date of Incident: April 22, 2018

Region & Country:Eastern Asia | China

Institution(s):Peking University

On April 22, 2018, Peking University (PU) officials reportedly barred Yue Xin, a student in the School of Foreign Languages, from campus, in apparent retaliation for her filing a freedom of information request regarding a case of alleged rape and ...

Attack Types: Loss of Position | Other