Zhang Xuezhong (centre) pictured in 2014 during an encounter with plain-clothes police officers. Photo: Reuters Zhang Xuezhong (centre) pictured in 2014 during an encounter with plain-clothes police officers. Photo: Reuters
Zhang Xuezhong (centre) pictured in 2014 during an encounter with plain-clothes police officers. Photo: Reuters

Chinese scholar Zhang Xuezhong returns home after questioning over call for political reform

  • Friends say Zhang, who was removed by police on Sunday night, was released late on Monday
  • Open letter criticising government handling of coronavirus outbreak has been taken down from Chinese social media

Topic |   National People's Congress
Zhang Xuezhong (centre) pictured in 2014 during an encounter with plain-clothes police officers. Photo: Reuters Zhang Xuezhong (centre) pictured in 2014 during an encounter with plain-clothes police officers. Photo: Reuters
Zhang Xuezhong (centre) pictured in 2014 during an encounter with plain-clothes police officers. Photo: Reuters
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