Skip to comments.On Campuses Far From China, Still Under Beijing’s Watchful Eye
Posted on 05/12/2017 4:14:52 PM PDT by Theoria
In the competition for marquee commencement speakers, the University of California, San Diego thought it had scored a coup this year a Nobel Peace Prize winner, best-selling author and spiritual North Star to millions of people.
We are honored to host His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, gushed Pradeep Khosla, the universitys chancellor, and thankful that he will share messages of global compassion.
Within hours of Mr. Khoslas announcement, though, the university was blindsided by nasty remarks on Facebook and other social media sites: Imagine how Americans would feel if someone invited Bin Laden, said one.
At the center of the opposition was the U.C. San Diego chapter of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, which threatened tough measures to resolutely resist the schools unreasonable behavior. The Chinese government accuses the Dalai Lama of promoting Tibetan independence from China, and if the student groups message sounded a bit like the Beijing party line, that may have been no coincidence: The group said it had consulted with the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles on the matter.
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“The Chinese government accuses the Dalai Lama of promoting Tibetan independence from China”
So do I.
If China doesn’t like that then they can stop selling cheap crap to the USA and really teach us a lesson.
Please do this, China. Now would be nice.
How many people has Dalai Lama blown up? A poor comparison to bin laden (may hell be upon him).
Yeah they lost me there.
Chinese Students and Scholars Assoc = Red Chinese Intelligence = Evil.
Will the antifa cause mayhem and destruction in protest?
Some might be willing spies (diplomats) and some might be unwilling..."unwilling" meaning those who are approached by Chinese officials and told "if you don't work for us remember that we know where your grandmother lives".
These ChiComs should be kicked out of the country immediately.
"Half the Chinese here are spying on us...
...the other half are spying on them!
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