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Toronto police probe online abuse of Tibetan-Canadian student leader accused of offending China

1 month ago   |   By National Post

The torrent of abuse Chinese students and others directed at a Tibetan-Canadian student leader in Toronto has become a police matter.
Detectives have begun investigating whether some of the thousands of angry online texts Chemi Lhamo received after being elected as a University of Toronto student-union president constitute criminal threats, Toronto police confirmed Wednesday.
The Internet barrage - and a petition signed by 11,000 people demanding Lhamo be removed from the position - was one of two incidents at Ontario universities this month that have raised the spectre of Chinese...
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