U.S. Teacher Deported for Critical Text Message in Tibet

U.S. Teacher Deported for Critical Text Message in Tibet
Aug 03, 2015 By eChinacities.com

An American teacher in Shenzhen was deported from China after sending text messages criticizing the country while on a tour in Tibet. The Nanfang reported that the woman was questioned by police in her Lhasa hotel after she sent a text criticizing Chinese people to a friend while on the train.

The tour happened in February, and the woman's visa was canceled later in March when she had already started the school year again. She left Shenzhen for Hong Kong, having to give up her job in Shenzhen.

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16 Comments

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Guest14167438
comment|63816|1574159

This is the most vague news article ever. I have a feeling that it is bull. You know how the rumour mill works. Someone falls over in front of a large group and the next thing you know someone is telling a story about how someone was beaten to death in front of a large crowd. I guess that is why they call it Chinese whispers.

Aug 09, 2015 01:17 Report Abuse

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Guest388182
comment|63685|43131

super surveillance

Aug 05, 2015 16:06 Report Abuse

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Hotwater
comment|63657|275636

Must be a slow news week in ECC land. The Nanfang reported this at the time, months ago.

Aug 04, 2015 18:33 Report Abuse

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Guest2368048
comment|63652|263116

A blessing in disguise for this lady. Get your friends outside china 'help' CCP out with facebook.

Aug 04, 2015 13:45 Report Abuse

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Robk
comment|63649|27601

And this country was granted the Beijing 2022 Olympics? This is outrageous... not only were her text messages obviously monitored but how can you deport a person for a text message? Did she somehow threaten the government? Ridiculous.

Aug 04, 2015 11:45 Report Abuse

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RobRocks
comment|63646|270246

If a Chinese person did the same thing in New Zealand would they get deported?

Aug 04, 2015 10:57 Report Abuse

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RandomGuy
comment|63717|1589639

New Zealand has got two Foreign secret magic tricks that are safely guarded away from the Chinese by their CCP overlords, these are called freedom of speech and untainted milk.

Aug 06, 2015 01:43 Report Abuse

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Benjamin321
comment|63735|278852

No way! That would be imperialism, racism, and uh Darwanism all put together. I refuse to state why, just declaring that there is imperialism and racism is usually good enough in a discussion.

Aug 06, 2015 13:38 Report Abuse

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Chhris
comment|63642|273557

Why would her friend go to the police with that text message? Damn...

Aug 04, 2015 10:23 Report Abuse

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Quinn68
comment|63636|28680

Maybe her "friend" reported her. No comment about which country the friend may be from.

Aug 03, 2015 23:19 Report Abuse

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wakethenight
comment|63637|310533

Sad, really. Thank goodness the popo don't come here because then EVERYONE would get deported! *wink wink*

Aug 04, 2015 00:15 Report Abuse

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carlstar
comment|63635|5289

i have said..... [Comments] One of your recent comments has been deleted by Administrator: forced to give up l^m^s for the ccp lords. That fact isn't part of the chinese history books. also fact that t0beet hasn't always been part of china .... Reason: One of your recent comments was sensitive in nature, and was deleted for that reason. In the future, please refrain from engaging in overtly political or sensitive discussions. We understand the topic may be perfectly valid outside of China, but allowing such conversations would put our website at risk of being taken down by local authorities. Thank you for your understanding. eChinacities Team Jul 27, 2015 10:26:09..... Not deported, just posted on a site that is scared of its own 1s and 0s

Aug 03, 2015 22:59 Report Abuse

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RachelDiD
comment|63633|252220

Haha, I am so glad I am not in China, anymore. With thought police such as these, it is no wonder the people don't think.

Aug 03, 2015 22:05 Report Abuse

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Guest626460
comment|63760|69606

Yet you still hang around on Chinese websites. LoL

Aug 07, 2015 02:06 Report Abuse

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woody
comment|63631|57655

How did the police get hold of the text.

Aug 03, 2015 21:48 Report Abuse

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icnif77
comment|63671|32863

Tough thing to do that!???? LOL

Aug 05, 2015 13:04 Report Abuse