In a demonstration against Beijing’s alleged rights abuses, mayor attempts to rename streets where China’s Fudan University plans to open a campus.
The liberal opposition mayor of Budapest announced on Wednesday he would rename streets in the Hungarian capital near a planned campus of a Chinese university to commemorate alleged human rights abuses by Beijing.
One street will be named after the Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, labelled a dangerous separatist by Beijing.
Another will be called “Uighur Martyrs’ Road” after the mainly Muslim ethnic group that Washington and other capitals say has been victim of a Chinese genocide.
A third will be called “Free Hong Kong Road” and a fourth street will be renamed after a Chinese Catholic bishop who was jailed.