Class dismissed: Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China

A sign is seen outside an English language school in Beijing, China, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING, August 13 (Reuters) – Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing’s push for a “cleaner”, more patriotic education system. Four law firms told Reuters that requests for representation involving foreign teachers had surged […]

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