Chinese Students Protest in America, Face Danger at Home

One mainlander’s story of resistance and risk

Foreign Policy
May 30, 2018 · 6 min read
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One of the posters made publicly available by #NotMyPresident organizers

By Qiu Zhongsun

I took one final look at the posters I had just taped to the bulletin board in a student lounge at the University of California, San Diego. Superimposed over the face of Chinese President Xi Jinping were three simple words in red: Not My President. My…

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