Chinese students were banned from entering the school for speaking on the Internet, angrily took the American university to court
According to a report by the British “Daily Mail” on July 24, a Chinese college student named Austin Tang was banned from entering the school by the Fordham University in the United States for speaking on social networks. Tang’s punishments for the school He was extremely dissatisfied and took him to court in a fit of anger. In the lawsuit on Thursday (July 23), the court announced more details of the case.
21 years old Austin Tong (Austin Tong) is a senior at Fordham University. It is reported that the dispute originated from two photos of Tang posted on social media in June, one of which is of David · Dorn (The 77-year-old retired police chief was shot and killed by a looter during the riots in order to protect his friend’s shop), Tang Peiwen said,”You are all hypocrites.” Tang explained through the court that as a supporter of”the life of a black man is also a fate”, he felt that the black community was treated harshly because the death of Sergeant Donne did not arouse enough indignation.
A day later, Tang posted another photo of himself holding a rifle with the text saying”Don’t step on me”.
The court documents revealed that these two developments were soon questioned by Assistant Vice President and Student Secretary Keith Eldridge.
On July 14, Eldridge wrote to Tang, stating that Tang was suspected of violating the school’s “prejudice and hate crimes, threats and intimidation” regulations. In addition, the letter also stated that the upcoming school year will be regarded as Tang’s”study period” and that Tang is prohibited from participating in extracurricular activities, student activities, student group activities and sports activities during this period. The court documents revealed that if Tang violated the regulations, he would be expelled or suspended from school.
Moreover, Tang must also complete this academic year’s study online, and can only enter the campus with permission, as well as receiving”bias training” and writing apologize Letters and many other”penalties.”
Austin Tang Said that he thought he was expressing his political stance and love for the United States, but was maliciously speculated by his school as a”hate crime and threat.” This allowed him to be ostracized among his peers and treated as a criminal.
“I think they have opinions on anything they disagree with, and they want to suppress any voices they don’t like. That’s the truth, they told me to shut up , Because they don’t like what I say.” Austin Tang said that in the fight with Fordham University, he would not apologize or give in.