Unirule Institute of Economics was founded to promote economic and political liberalisation One of China’s only independent thinktanks has been ordered to shut down, another sign of the dramatically shrinking space for public debate under the government of Chinese leader Xi Jinping.The Unirule Institute of Economics, one of China’s few remaining outposts of liberal thought, said in a statement on Monday that local authorities have declared the thinktank illegal. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/28/chinese-liberal-thinktank-forced-to-close-after-being-declared-illegal
Author : Lily Kuo in Beijing
Publish date : 2019-08-28 06:19:33
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