‘Chained Woman’ Spurs Social Media Movement in China – The New York Times


Seeking Truth and Justice, Chinese See Themselves in a Chained Woman

Seeking Truth and Justice, Chinese See Themselves in a Chained Woman

The woman became a symbol of injustice and authorities’ incompetence in fighting human trafficking, posing a credibility challenge to an omnipotent government.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/01/business/china-chained-woman-social-media.html

Two women who tried to visit the chained woman were detained and beaten by local police officers in February. Their posts and social media accounts were deleted. Some social media users who shared their posts said they had gotten calls from the police.


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