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Chinese social media finds ways to discuss tennis star, dodges government censors

Peng Shuai last month posted that former Chinese vice-premier Zhang Gaoli forced her to have sex, the Chinese government censored all posts pertaining to her allegation

Published: 03rd December 2021 07:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd December 2021 07:40 PM   |  A+A-

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai (Photo | AP)

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai (Photo | AP)


BEIJING: Chinese social media users found ways to discuss Peng Shaui as censors scrub all mentions of her allegations of sexual misconduct against former Chinese vice-premier Zhang Gaoli.Peng had posted that he forced her to have sex, the censors had scrubbed all mentions of the case and discussions about her from social media, the issue attained international attention on Twitter which is banned in China.

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