Confucius Institutes: The growth of China’s controversial cultural branch

“According to China, its Confucius Institute is ‘a bridge reinforcing friendship’ between it and the world. But to its critics the government-run body – which offers language and cultural programmes overseas – is a way for Beijing to spread propaganda under the guise of teaching, interfere with free speech on campuses and even to spy on students …” (more)

[Pratik Jakhar, BBC, 7 September]

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