A man reads a book below political slogans reading “rule of law” and “harmony” in central Beijing. The education ministry has launched a review of all university constitutional law textbooks. Photo: Reuters

Law textbook pulled from shelves in China amid campaign against ‘Western influence’

  • Author Zhang Qianfan rejects suggestion his writing excessively promotes Western ideas as ‘utter nonsense’
  • Authorities have not confirmed they ordered the title to be withdrawn but it comes after government launched sweeping review of teaching materials
Topic |   Human rights

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A man reads a book below political slogans reading “rule of law” and “harmony” in central Beijing. The education ministry has launched a review of all university constitutional law textbooks. Photo: Reuters
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