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Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

1 year, 9 months ago
BEIJING: A Chinese professor has been sacked after he criticised Chairman Mao Zedong on his 123rd birthday in a commentary he posted online that enraged leftists. Mao, who died on Sept. 9, 1976, is still officially venerated by the…

Iran weekly banned for criticising nuclear talks

3 years, 8 months ago
TEHRAN: Iran's ultra-conservative weekly "9-Day" was banned on Monday for criticising the government over its negotiations with world powers on the country's controversial nuclear programme, the ISNA news agency reported.