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China economist critical of government sacked from university

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An outspoken Chinese economist known for his public support of democratic reform in communist China announced on Saturday that he had been sacked from his university in Beijing.  

Chinese students study at a university in Beijing on May 30, 2013

"They fired me on Friday and denied that their motives were political or because of my views," Professor Xia Yeliang, who lectures at the prestigious Peking University, told AFP.

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