Why China Can’t Suppress Peng Shuai and His #MeToo Scandal

The Chinese government has become extremely effective in controlling what the country’s 1.4 billion people think and talk about. But influencing the rest of the world is a different matter, as Peng Shuai has rightly shown. Chinese state media and its journalists have produced one piece of evidence after another to prove the star Chinese … Read more

Unverified photos of tennis player Peng Shuai posted online

Unverified photos of Peng Shuai posted online by a state-affiliated journalist have sparked international concern for the Chinese tennis star who has not been seen in public since accusing a former deputy prime minister of having sex . The Twitter account @shen_shiwei, labeled “Chinese state-affiliated media” by the social network, posted four un-dated photos of … Read more

US ‘deeply concerned’ over disappearance of Chinese tennis star

The White House said on Friday that the United States is “deeply concerned” about Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, who went missing after sexual assault allegations were leveled against a top Communist Party official. Press Secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden’s administration wants China to “provide independent, verifiable evidence” of his whereabouts. The US … Read more

Chinese leaders preparing official history to raise Xi

Chinese leaders are preparing to release a political history that will rank President Xi Jinping in addition to the ruling Communist Party’s most important figures, setting the stage for Xi to extend his rule next year. A meeting of about 200 Central Committee members that ended on Thursday was considering a resolution on the party’s … Read more

Chinese writer jailed for Wuhan coverage ‘can’t survive’

A civilian journalist jailed for coverage of China’s initial response to Covid in Wuhan is near death after going on a hunger strike, her family said, prompting renewed calls from rights groups for her immediate release. inspired to. A former lawyer, 38-year-old Zhang Zhan, traveled to Wuhan in February 2020 to report on the chaos … Read more