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China Signals Roll-Back on Minority Languages

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Poster issued by China in primary schools in Tibet. Translation: “Love the national flag, Sing the national anthem Mandarin is the working language in schools Please speak the common language (Mandarin) and write the characters correctly”. Source: Dondrup Dorje’s blog 2016 On Thursday, Tibetan language education rights campaigner Tashi Wangchuk returned home after serving a five-year sentence for allegedly “inciting separatism.” Now, not only is he unlikely to be allowed to resume his advocacy work, but Chinese authorities have just taken additional steps to undermine…

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