MeToo: Why Women’s Tennis Assoc. has little left to lose in leaving China over disappearance of champion Peng Shuai

MeToo: Why Women’s Tennis Assoc. has little left to lose in leaving China over disappearance of champion Peng Shuai
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Hong Kong Free Press

By Francesca Chiu Since Chinese tennis player and two-time Grand Slam doubles champion Peng Shuai publicly accused retired Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault early this month, she has all but disappeared from the public eye. This has raised significant concerns over her safety, with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) issuing a statement on November 14 asking for a fair investigation into the allegations and an end to the censorship of her accusations by Chinese authorities. Following that, Chinese state media outlets have posted pictures and videos of Peng on social media as …

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