CHINA: Mongolian students locked inRadio Free Asia.
Thousands of students at major schools, colleges, and universities in the regional capital Hohhot have been under heavy guard by riot police and paramilitary forces, according to a New York-based rights group. "Students were closely monitored by their teachers and security personnel inside the campuses," the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Centre said in an e-mailed statement.
Local sources confirmed the report. "Starting from [Sunday], we haven't been able to leave campus," said a teacher at the Inner Mongolia Normal University in the capital. Following instructions from 'higher authorities', the university posted an 'important notice' on 30 May warning teachers and students of all high schools and colleges not to leave their institutions.
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