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China Tells Foreign Law Professors to Prove They’ll Obey Xi

  • Law school checks to ensure courses adhere to Xi doctrine
  • China has been curbing academic freedom in recent years
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping

Source: Bloomberg

China appears to be requiring foreign law professors to submit their syllabuses to ensure they are following a doctrine President Xi Jinping has been pressing across the nation’s society to cement his control.

James Zimmerman, a media lawyer with law firm Perkins Coie, posted a document on Twitter that he said law professors at a university in Beijing were required to fill out and submit to superiors before classes started.