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Why Bullying is Getting Worse In China

Amid more and more incidents of bullying in China, schools and the legal system appear to be doing very little to stop it.

Bullying has intensified to frightening levels at Chinese schools.
Bullying has intensified to frightening levels at Chinese schools.
Deng Xueping

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BEIJING — Last May, eight middle school girls beat up a first-grader in China's Shandong province, and uploaded a video of the assault online. A month later, in Nanjing city, a group of high school boys in their senior year thrashed a junior, dragged him into a toilet and forced him to eat feces after he refused to give them money. His attackers also filmed the act and sent the recording to other students as well as the victim's parents.

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