China Digital Space

It’s not rape if you wear a condom

From China Digital Space

Jump to: navigation, search
“It’s not rape if he was wearing a condom,” explains the police officer. Wang Zhonggui, protected in a cocoon-like condom, is identifiable by his official’s hat.
The law, protected.

戴避孕套不算强奸 (dài bìyùntào bú suàn qiángjiān): it’s not rape if you wear a condom

In May 2011 Zhou Qin, a 26-year-old middle school teacher in the southwestern province of Guizhou, was invited to a banquet by her school’s principal. At the banquet, Zhou was compelled to toast with the officials in attendance, consuming a quantity of liquor far beyond her level of tolerance. One of the officials present, local Bureau of Land and Resources Chief Wang Zhonggui, is alleged to have raped Zhou while she was intoxicated. Initially, the police refused to classify the incident as rape because evidence suggested that Wang wore a condom. The incident became a widely discussed topic on Weibo, and the term “rape” (强奸) was briefly harmonized on the popular social media network. Approximately two months after the rape occurred, Wang was arrested.

PLA Singers’ Son Li Tianyi Sentenced to Ten Years for Gang Rape

25 September 2013, by Sophie Beach

Filmmaker Gives Voice to Acts of Rage in Today’s China

15 September 2013, by Samuel Wade

Li Tianyi Denies Charges in Rape Trial

28 August 2013, by josh rudolph

Prof Reluctantly Apologizes for Rape Comment

18 July 2013, by josh rudolph

“Petitioning Mother” Tang Hui Takes Campaign to Beijing

17 July 2013, by Samuel Wade

Personal tools
Support CDT - Buy a Grass Mud Horse T-shirt!