News from China: What do the suicides by China’s rural teachers mean?
In the latest article from our partnership with Global Voices, the online citizen bloggers’ platform, Melton Fellow Danping Wang reports on the recent spate of suicides by rural teachers in China:
“I have evidence. Someone will prove it!”, Cheng Xinggui shouted not long before he jumped into a river amid torrential rain. He killed himself on July 17, 2013 at age 58 to protest against the bureaucratic process preventing him from getting his due wages in Yunnan Province.