Maoists are revived as thought policeThe New York Times.
Ideological vigilantes have played a pivotal role in the downfall of Wang Congsheng, a law professor in Beijing who was detained and then suspended from teaching after posting online criticisms of the party. Another target was Wang Yaofeng, a newspaper columnist who voiced support for the recent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and then found himself without a job.
In instructions published last week, Xi urged universities to “enhance guidance over thinking and keep a tight grip on leading ideological work in higher education”, Xinhua, the official news agency, reported.
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