'Farewell': Qiao Mu, dissenting academic, leaves China for US

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Friends say Qiao’s decision has come after his academic career was wrecked by refusal to fall into line

Qiao Mu had always insisted he would not be forced to leave China. “We must change our nation, not our nationality,” the outspoken academic told the Guardian over lunch in the summer of 2015.

Last Friday morning, however, Qiao and his family set off for Beijing’s international airport to catch a Boeing 777 bound for the United States.

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