News of the Day From Around the Globe

1 China #MeToo movement: A university has sacked a prestigious scholar following accusations of sexual misconduct against him by multiple women, the result of a campaign heralded by his chief accuser as the start of a Chinese chapter of the #MeToo movement. Beihang University in Beijing said on its official microblog this week that an investigation found that Chen Xiaowu’s behavior had violated professional ethics and created an “odious influence on society.” It said Chen has been relieved of his duties, including as professor and deputy head of graduate students. Chen could not immediately be contacted

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