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Xi critic seeks political asylum in Taiwan

A 20-year-old Chinese exchange student in Taiwan who last month spoke out against President Xi Jinping’s one-man rule is now appealing to the island’s leader Tsai Ing-wen for empathy when vetting his application for political asylum. Li Jiabao, who hails from China’s Shandong province, filed his application for asylum status and long-term residency with Taiwan’s […]