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Is an antagonistic anti-refugee stance finding online support in China?

By Oiwan Lam. In early June, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) urged China to play a more prominent role in solving the refugee crises around the world. While the Chinese government has yet to give an official response, nationalistic netizens have offered theirs, calling the agency’s Goodwill Ambassador from China, Yao Chen, “ and the idea of taking in refugees “brainless.” […]