- A French museum was forced to postpone its exhibition about the Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan after Chinese authorities demanded control over many elements, multiple reports say.
- The Chinese Bureau of Cultural Heritage asked the museum to remove the words “Genghis Khan,” “empire” and “Mongol” from the show, the museum’s director said in a statement seen by the Associated Press.
- The bureau had asked the museum make the changes “in favor a new national narrative,” the director said, according to the AP.
- The museum connected the censorship attempt to China’s recent crackdown on Mongolian culture.
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Chinese authorities have demanded a French exhibition remove the words “Genghis Khan” from its exhibition on the Mongolian warlord, the museum director said in a statement seen by the Associated Press.
The exhibition at the Château des ducs de Bretagne museum in Nantes, western France, devised in partnership with