Peng Shuai is missing

From The Skimm today:

Earlier this month, [Peng Shuai] the Chinese tennis star publicly accused a former top gov official of sexual assault. It’s the first time anyone’s made such an allegation against a member of the Chinese Communist Party. But Peng hasn’t been heard from since her post on social media. And the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has not been able to reach her. Now, a lot of people – including fellow tennis star Naomi Osaka – are asking ‘where’s Peng?’ Chinese state media shared an email in which Peng allegedly said she is “not missing” and backpedals on her sexual assault allegations. But the WTA chairman says he’s not buying it.

I hope that this story becomes more picked up and discussed broadly.

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