Xu Zhangrun has been one of the most notable critics of the leadership in recent years. Photo: Sohu Xu Zhangrun has been one of the most notable critics of the leadership in recent years. Photo: Sohu
Xu Zhangrun has been one of the most notable critics of the leadership in recent years. Photo: Sohu

Chinese professor known for challenging the party leadership sacked by university

  • Xu Zhangrun was formally notified of his dismissal by Tsinghua University, which said he had violated rules banning academics from undermining the Communist Party
  • The outspoken legal scholar was recently detained by police for visiting prostitutes – charges his friends say were invented to discredit him

Topic |   Human rights in China
Xu Zhangrun has been one of the most notable critics of the leadership in recent years. Photo: Sohu Xu Zhangrun has been one of the most notable critics of the leadership in recent years. Photo: Sohu
Xu Zhangrun has been one of the most notable critics of the leadership in recent years. Photo: Sohu
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