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Lecturer Fired in China’s Shandong After he Criticized Chairman Mao

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Poet Lu Yang holds up a sign supporting Deng Xiangchao, a professor who was fired by Shandong Jianzhu University for criticizing Mao Zedong, in the Shandong capital Jinan, Jan 4, 2017. Courtesy of Lu Yang.

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong have terminated the contract of a university lecturer who criticized late supreme leader Mao Zedong, following protests and violent attacks on campus that were blamed on members of Maoist groups. Continue reading