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Real estate tycoon Wang Zhenhua accused of raping underage girl

Chinese billionaire Wáng Zhènhuá 王振华, the chairman of real estate enterprise Future Land, has been detained by Shanghai police on…

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Xiaomi’s vice president fired after sexual assault allegations

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has fired its vice president, Wāng Língmíng 汪凌鸣, who was accused of sexual misconduct in the…

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Giant poster appears in Xi’an to raise awareness of sexual assault and misogyny

The #MeToo movement has gained some significant momentum on the Chinese internet in the last few weeks after a number…

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Abbot of Beijing Longquan Temple denies sexual abuse allegations

The abbot of Longquan Temple in Beijing, Xuecheng 学诚, is the latest public figure to be accused of sexual misconduct…

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Former world champion faces allegations of sexual misconduct as badminton coach

A 17-year-old female athlete came forward last week with allegations of sexual assault against Liu Jianjun 刘坚军 (pictured above, left)…

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Sexual assault at Sun Yat-sen University: Professor faces accusations from multiple women [UPDATE]

Zhang Peng 张鹏, an ecology professor at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou, has been accused of sexual assault by…

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Peking University vs. Yue Xin: The fight continues as Chinese censors go into overdrive

Preparing to celebrate two round-year anniversaries — 120 years since its founding and 40 years since the return of gaokao,…

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Peking University student to school: Stop trying to gag me on rape case!

Peking University (PKU) authorities are reportedly trying to silence Yue Xin 岳昕, a student who is demanding full disclosure of…

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Boarding school owner in Jiangsu suspected of raping 11-year-old girls

A man in Yanchen city, Jiangsu Province, surnamed Zhang, was arrested by local police on April 16 on suspicion of…

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Nanjing University professor suspended over sexual misconduct 20 years after his student’s suicide

Shen Yang 沈阳, a Nanjing University literature professor, has been accused of sexual misconduct dating back to the 1990s. One…

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Public incensed by story of 11-year-old impregnated by rapist in rural China

An 11-year-old girl in the town of Magutian 马谷田 in Henan Province was found pregnant after being raped by a…

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China’s first man-on-man rape conviction

CORRECTION: As we have noted here, the legal term “rape” still does not apply to male-on-male encounters according to law…

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Hong Kong’s Harvey Weinstein? Rape allegations surface against Eric Tsang

Yammie Lam 蓝洁瑛, a former Hong Kong actress who left the world of show business in 2004, returned to public…

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‘Me too,’ says Hong Kong hurdling champion Vera Lui

The “Me Too” movement — which destigmatizes coming forward for victims of sexual harassment and assault, triggered by multiple allegations…

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