China Releases Professor Who Criticised President Xi Jinping, Say Friends

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“A Beijing law professor who has been an outspoken critic of China’s President Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party was released on Sunday after six days of detention, his friends said.”
“Xu Zhangrun, a constitutional law professor at the prestigious Tsinghua University, returned home on Sunday morning but remained under surveillance and was not free to speak publicly about what happened, one of his friends, who declined to be identified, told Reuters.”
“Calls to the media departments of the Beijing police and Tsinghua University seeking comment went unanswered on Sunday.”
“Xu, 57, came to prominence in July 2018 for denouncing the removal of the two-term limit for China’s leader, which will allow Xi to remain in office beyond his current second term.” –NDTV News

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