Peng Shuai: How China censored a tennis star

Posted on AllSides November 22nd, 2021
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Shortly after Peng Shuai, one of China's most popular tennis players, levelled allegations of sexual assault against a former senior politician on social-media site Weibo, her personal feed was censored.

That was on 2 November. Concern over her well-being and whereabouts have persisted since then.

We've looked at the timeline of events on that day to understand the online censorship techniques used against Ms Peng.

What happened to Ms Peng's posts?

On 2 November, she published a post on Weibo alleging she had been forced into sexual relations with Zhang...

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