China Continues to Terrorize Its Citizens

China Continues to Terrorize Its Citizens

(ReliableNews.org) – The Chinese government doesn’t like criticism. Officials tightly control freedom of expression throughout the country. On July 6, we learned of another example of how terribly they treat their citizens.

Chinese officials arrested Xu Zhangrun, an outspoken professor. The teacher was in his home on house arrest when he was taken to jail. His imprisonment comes after he wrote a paper criticizing the government’s response to COIVD-19. According to reports, he’s being charged with solicitation of prostitution. Friends called the charge “ridiculous.”

It’s hardly a surprise China is arresting citizens like Zhangrun after speaking out. Dissent in the mainland has long been frowned upon. With the international community’s spotlight on China, you’d think its leadership would take a break. Apparently, not though. But hey, what can we expect from a country that hid a deadly virus from the rest of the world?

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