Digesting the Tsinghua Protests (II)

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University
Voices of Protest & Resistance (XXI)   For some six weeks, voices of protest have been raised in China and internationally in response to the persecution of Xu Zhangrun 許章潤, a professor of law at Tsinghua University in Beijing.… Read

Rashomon & Growing Pains at Tsinghua University

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University
Voices of Protest & Resistance (XX)   The following record of the 28 April 2019 protest by Tsinghua University alumni centred at the Wang Guowei Commemorative Stele on campus was written by Yan Huai 閻淮, one of the organisers of the 31 March petition that appealed for the reinstatement of Professor Xu Zhangrun 許章潤, who had been put under investigation by the university for unspecified reasons.… Read

Living Lies in China Today

Xu Zhangrun vs. Tsinghua University
Voices of Protest & Resistance (XIX)   It was not until 1989 that ‘Live Not By Lies’, an essay written by the Soviet dissident novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) in 1974, finally appeared in the Soviet media.… Read