tirsdag 5. februar 2019

China Censors Law Textbook Over 'Western' Influences

China's ruling Communist Party's censors have removed a textbook on constitutional law from bookshops in recent weeks, amid a nationwide crackdown on teaching materials relating to the country's constitution. The book, titled "Constitutional Law," by Peking University (Beida) scholar Zhang Qianfan has been removed from bookshops following a nationwide order to universities to report back to their provincial governments on any teaching materials dealing with the topic. The move comes as President Xi Jinping continues a political campaign against any ideas seen as having a "Western" origin, including democracy, human rights and the rule of law and constitutional government.

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