Mongolians hold placards protest in Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, against neighbouring China’s plan to teach core subjects in Mandarin not Mongolian in schools in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China. Photo: EPA-EFE Mongolians hold placards protest in Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, against neighbouring China’s plan to teach core subjects in Mandarin not Mongolian in schools in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mongolians hold placards protest in Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, against neighbouring China’s plan to teach core subjects in Mandarin not Mongolian in schools in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Inner Mongolia doubles down on China’s plan to teach key subjects in Mandarin despite protests

  • Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi orders regions to intensify crackdowns on foreign infiltration and separatist plots
  • Horqin district police release pictures of 129 people apparently taken during demonstrations and offer a reward for information leading to arrest

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Mongolians hold placards protest in Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, against neighbouring China’s plan to teach core subjects in Mandarin not Mongolian in schools in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China. Photo: EPA-EFE Mongolians hold placards protest in Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, against neighbouring China’s plan to teach core subjects in Mandarin not Mongolian in schools in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mongolians hold placards protest in Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, against neighbouring China’s plan to teach core subjects in Mandarin not Mongolian in schools in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region of China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Corrected [10:45pm, 3 Sep, 2020]

  • [10:45pm, 3 Sep, 2020]

    This story has been changed to correct population figures.

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