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Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai denies making sexual assault claim

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Ah China, the lengths you will go to "protect" your reputation, yet too stupid to realize you are sealing it.

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Nobody believes this. I hope she can find a way to flee China and tell her story free from the coercion of the CCP.

23 ( +29 / -6 )

The ccp made her an offer she couldn't refuse, as they say in mafia movies

23 ( +27 / -4 )

CCP Propaganda machine at work.

15 ( +20 / -5 )

The ccp made her an offer she couldn't refuse, as they say in mafia movies

Yup. Looks like Peng found a horse's head in her bed.

15 ( +19 / -4 )

Guess they opened a new branch at their "re-education" centers for tennis stars.

12 ( +16 / -4 )

Here we go...

11 ( +13 / -2 )

it seems she choose to live then, too bad her career is now over, just because she dare to accuse a powerful person of rape. At least she will now be left alive after proper indoctrination not to oppose the CCP.

9 ( +10 / -1 )

Hiro could be right. It’s easy to say from outside China that Peng Shuang should stand up and fight, not so easy for Peng herself as one lone woman up against the all-encompassing might of the CCP.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

The CCP will convince soon that there is no one called Peng Shuai.

The person who played international tennis never existed and is a figment of our imagination!!!

9 ( +10 / -1 )

Peng is 100% being ordered to retract her statement by the Communist party. Why else would she have made the claim originally? It was a desperate plea by a woman who was raped by one of the top 5 most powerful men in China.

Sickening news, and a horrifying future awaits for Peng. Her and her family have been threatened with "disappearance" if she states the truth of her rape again.

Boycott the Genocide Games.

8 ( +11 / -3 )

It's all part of an ongoing effort to thwart China's Belt and Road Initiative.

tbh, china are doing a pretty good job themselves, pissing off everyone around the world and shooting themselves in the foot.

8 ( +8 / -0 )

A house of cards built on lies, lies and more lies.

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OTOH, she could, you know, just be telling it how it is.

Sure, if your brain stopped growing in kindergarten!!!

She made a post which was deleted, now she claims she never posted anything.

But that of course doesn't help the anti-China narrative.

CCP is the best anti-China narrative there!! They dont need help from anyone to make China look bad!!!

7 ( +8 / -1 )

She should have got herself, and her family, out of Chine before she blew the whistle. They are all under threat of permanent disappearance now.

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If anyone had bothered to read the actual post or the precise translation, it would have been obvious that this was never about sexual harassment/assault...and she was never effing missing! This has been a psyop campaign all along conducted most likely by the CIA or whatever British spook agency. It's all part of an ongoing effort to thwart China's Belt and Road Initiative.

If that is the truth why would the China govt themselves scrub the internet clean of the post?

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So now she claims that she never made her claims...even the ones on her own social media accounts?

After a month of "disappearance" and a single frame of a smiling athlete from a meeting with the China enabler leader of the IOC (with Chinese minders also in the room, listening carefully to the script), suddenly she refutes all her own charges (that miraculously vanished from the internet almost as soon as they were published)?

Double Plus Good, say the greasy overfed "core leaders" orchestrating this farce! Room 101's Brainwashing Unit sure does work well! You'll learn to not just tolerate your abusive Masters, but come to LOVE them from the bottom of your heart...or else!

Nothing to see here, World. Don't you know? China is always strong, always happy and always Double Plus Good!

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Under Confucian culture, Lying is justified to save face. Chinese propaganda has been built up such way

this long.

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It's all part of an ongoing effort to thwart China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Here we go. More conspiracy theories from the "experts".

This time trying their best to paint Communist China as the victim, not the poor woman who was raped and then silenced.

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Or was it the same spook agency that scrubbed the Chinese web?

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Ah China, the lengths you will go to "protect" your reputation, yet too stupid to realize you are sealing it.

great post, plato level.

peng is only giving forced smiles in the lead up to the olympics---after February you'll probably never see or hear from her again, sadly.

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I for one, am glad that she's still able to make any kind of statement at all.

Wouldn't have been possible if she wasn't a high profile figure

3 ( +3 / -0 )

Yeah, no one believes the sudden denial, but understand the goal is only to cast a little doubt of her original claim in order to preserve the remaining credibility for allowing the Olympics in China.

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So many people prejudiced against China here. Wow

For good reasons. No place is perfect. We all have warts, but suppression of truth that is so easily proven to be false so many times over the last 20 yrs from the CCP makes this laughable. China controls their media and routinely censors negative things even when it isn't needed.

This story was about 1 man and 1 woman. If the Chinese police and courts were allowed to actually find the truth, nobody would still be talking about it. Alas, the CCP leaders decided that they needed to protect "one of their own", so they began with denials, then censorship, then international denials, then "re-education" of the victum and threats to her family until she "freely decided" to rescind her prior claim.

Because 2 famous people were involved, this story won't be forgotten, even if it has been 100% removed from CCP-Chinese media and filtered by CCP-Chinese internet.

I bet everyone here can list 10-20 lies by the CCP-Chinese off the top of their head that are just to save face over important things where their wasn't any cause to lie.

Remember the floods that killed nearly 1000 people earlier this year? Didn't China official stats say 50 people died? Why lie about that? It wasn't like the world didn't see 9 train cars full of dead bodies being taken away.

COVID ... how many lies came from China over that? Why are they still in strict lockdown? We've seen where health officials barricade people into their apartments in China by placing a wall over the only door into the apartment of lock-down violators there for 4+ days, then come back and remove the wall so the people can get out, send 1 person to get food, and have learned that freedom isn't allowed.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

The communist party squeezed her "balls".

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Thomas GoodtimeToday  07:18 pm JST

I believe her.

So many people prejudiced against China here. Wow

You didn't believe her and you just believe CCP China

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China has to be in the Top 3 Worst Countries in the World to be born into, such a disgusting deceitful mob at the helm.

Massive coercion taken place here for here to withdraw her accusation, and it's up to everyone in the free-world to stand up and interfere in their horrendous modus operandi......

Boycott China, Boycott their Olympics, and Boycott everything Chinese - it's the only way we can begin to teach them a lesson, before they're allowed to rejoin the civilised world.

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Communist china have threatened her and her family to get what they want, no human rights in china.

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China’s like North Korea.

Let Peng and her family leave China to testify.

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*Peng Shuai

0 ( +2 / -2 )

In the end the propaganda one side or the other is irrelevant. I just hope the CCP will act on women harassment internally, they can do it in silence and be effective if they are committed, that's the upside of a dictatorship.

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What we all have to realise, that China will do whatever it wants. It can oppress any individual it sees fit and all while blatantly lying to their own countrymen.

China doesn't care about its international reputation. I has none. Never really did. What it seems to have is a carry-over bitterness and contempt from 4000 years ago when it was the center of the world. It lost that top spot due to its own illusory superiority, and not from the world ganging up on poor, grudge holding homogenized China.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

The CCP got to her.

Poor lady.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

What an intense deja vu over North Korean defectors forcibly taken back making press conference

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its interesting to see that how many people here believes she is lying now.

how abt to admit and accept that she is saying truth?

i know antichinese antiolympics propaganda with Uyghur story behind must be be kept alive but anyway...

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

I believe her.

So many people prejudiced against China here. Wow

-6 ( +2 / -8 )

I think the outside world should not meddle into this. Is only making her life harder. For her family and those close to her along with her career.

Even she probably never expected things to turn out this bad. The more foreign media try to meddle into it, the worse it get for her back home. It's her country. I advice the media to leave her alone. Whether it's true or not, she clearly has no intention to resist.

-7 ( +9 / -16 )

OTOH, she could, you know, just be telling it how it is. But that of course doesn't help the anti-China narrative.

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