Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Corruption at Peking University. No more, no less. (The case of Xia Yeliang)


It is hard to be a democrat in an authoritarian society: China's flagship of higher education, Peking University, has once again ministered to that reality by debunking yet another of its liberal voices: Xia Yeliang

Normally the removal of its internal critics goes unnoticed. Yet, Mr. Xia [a now former] economics professor who is a signatory of Charter 08 calling for democracy, decided to fight injustice and go public. [...]

This piece was first published by Asia Times on Aug 19, 2013.