Unforced error in court of world opinion

Unforced error in court of world opinion Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
Photo: RFA

Ten weeks before Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics, China's efforts to assuage rising concerns for tennis star Peng Shuai's safety after she accused a powerful former vice premier of forcing her into a sexual relationship have faltered as stage-managed appearances and assurances by state media only heighten fears about her freedom.


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