Mongolians protest to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over plans to introduce Mandarin-only classes in schools. Photo: AFP
Mongolians protest to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over plans to introduce Mandarin-only classes in schools. Photo: AFP

China: local laws allowing minority language teaching ‘unconstitutional’

  • Allowing languages besides Mandarin in education is not conducive to ethnic integration, unspecified cabinet department had said in requesting a review
  • Ruling annuls laws in autonomous regions allowing ethnic minority language teaching – defence of which had already sparked protests in Inner Mongolia

Topic |   National People's Congress (NPC)
Mongolians protest to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over plans to introduce Mandarin-only classes in schools. Photo: AFP
Mongolians protest to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over plans to introduce Mandarin-only classes in schools. Photo: AFP
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