Liang Xinsheng was removed from his post as deputy head of the English department at Lingnan Normal University in Zhanjiang (above) for publishing "radical opinions" on his Weibo account. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Professor punished for 'radical views' amid fears China is tightening noose on freedom of speech

New Communist Party rules used to punish deputy department head for 'radical opinions' on Weibo are open to abuse, analysts warn

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Liang Xinsheng was removed from his post as deputy head of the English department at Lingnan Normal University in Zhanjiang (above) for publishing "radical opinions" on his Weibo account. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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