A boy holding the Chinese national flag. Photo: EPA

Number of Chinese seeking asylum abroad up fivefold in five years, UN figures show, as lawyers mark anniversary of crackdown on dissent

There were 57,705 asylum seekers registered as being from China last year. Five years ago, that number stood at just 10,617

Topic |   Asylum seekers in Asia

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