Xi Xiaoxing, chair of the Physics Department at Temple University, speaks about the dropped spying charges during a press conference in Washington in September 2015. Photo: AFP Xi Xiaoxing, chair of the Physics Department at Temple University, speaks about the dropped spying charges during a press conference in Washington in September 2015. Photo: AFP
Xi Xiaoxing, chair of the Physics Department at Temple University, speaks about the dropped spying charges during a press conference in Washington in September 2015. Photo: AFP

US judge tosses claims by Chinese-born professor Xi Xiaoxing over FBI arrest

  • The Temple University academic, his wife and young daughters were handcuffed at their home after he was accused of giving trade secrets to China
  • The charges were later dropped, and Xi sued the US government, alleging that FBI agents knowingly made false statements regarding the matter

Topic |   US-China relations
Xi Xiaoxing, chair of the Physics Department at Temple University, speaks about the dropped spying charges during a press conference in Washington in September 2015. Photo: AFP Xi Xiaoxing, chair of the Physics Department at Temple University, speaks about the dropped spying charges during a press conference in Washington in September 2015. Photo: AFP
Xi Xiaoxing, chair of the Physics Department at Temple University, speaks about the dropped spying charges during a press conference in Washington in September 2015. Photo: AFP
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