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Chinese Professor Fired After Criticizing President, Not Recanting

A Chinese university has fired a professor for failing to admit wrongdoing with regards to posting an article criticizing President Xi Jinping, the professor claimed on Wednesday, underscoring questions about academic freedoms for foreign colleges setting up shop in China.   Many liberals had hoped that the new government under Xi, who became president in March, would be more tolerant of calls for political reform.   However, those hopes have been dashed following the sacking...

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