China Bans 7 Topics in University Classrooms

Xinhua/Yao Dawei

A recent directive from China's leaders (pictured at a Communist Party Central Committee meeting in February) ordered professors to avoid such subjects as press freedom, universal values, historical mistakes of the party, and wealth accumulated by top government officials.
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In an effort to curb Western influence, China's leaders have reportedly banned the discussion of seven subjects in university classrooms, including press freedom, universal values, and the historical mistakes of the Chinese Communist Party.


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