Chinese law professor silenced after speaking for the victims of trafficking women

The trafficking scandal of “Iron Chain Woman” that occurred in Xuzhou City, Feng County, Jiangsu Province has been attracting attention on the Internet like China’s intranet. Lao Dong-yang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, was silent after posting a comment on the scandal.

Laos has been tracking the “Iron Chain Woman” scandal since January 31st and reposted related articles on WeChat daily.

In one of WeChat’s posts, she wrote: “The Fengxian scandal is definitely in history and we have witnessed and participated in it. I don’t expect much from the results, but I’m glad I didn’t give up.”

Later, WeChat in Laos was banned, and all Tsinghua University teachers were also notified requesting silence about the incident.

According to the whistleblower teacher, the Tsinghua University administration posted the following notice to the teacher’s WeChat group on February 21. “All teachers this semester will be notified verbally. It is forbidden to discuss the Xuzhou” Iron Chain Women “scandal. In the classroom. Criminals bear the consequences. “

On the afternoon of February 25, The Epoch Times contacted the President’s Office of Seika University to inquire about the notice. The staff member who answered the phone said that the principal’s office did not issue this notice and did not send this notice to teachers in the name of the school.

Independent commentator Zhuge Mingyang said of the incident: Once exposed or held accountable, they can be proactively altered and denied, and people will not be able to find the source of the notice. “

WeChat in Laos was blocked because she wrote and posted the article “Facing the Real World” on January 29th. This article records the 2021 Chinese struggle. Said. Many patients in need of emergency treatment died because they prevented the system from passing through hospital doors. Blinded by the authorities’ regulations, Laos wrote that people closed their eyes to the suffering of others, causing further suffering.

Laos said that in a society full of discourses about positive energy, anxiety spreads rapidly and the pursuit of freedom is often the subject of ridicule. She said that the gradual centralization of power, various restrictions in the name of security, and Big Tech’s dominance based on data tracking are becoming more and more apparent in Chinese society. People are increasingly showing an indifference or welcoming attitude.

Lao also wrote in his dream: If he can’t speak anymore, he won’t regret speaking. “

As a result, WeChat in Laos was blocked. On February 19, she opened a Weibo account to discuss the “Iron Chain Woman” scandal, but was banned in two posts.

Yang, a lawyer in Changsha, Hunan, who has not disclosed his name because of the potential impact, told the Epoch Times that the Chinese Communist Party has always claimed to be the world’s second-largest economy. How can we continue to spread humiliating cases like “Woman in the Iron Chain”? So it’s blocking it, he said.

“Freedom of speech in China is limited to the words in the constitution and can be seen by foreigners,” said Yang.

The “Iron Chain Woman” scandal has not yet been resolved, and many cases of missing women have been reported throughout China.

Recently, the family of Yu Chunhong, a female doctor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, who has been missing for 28 years, also sought help online. Yu Chunhong enrolled in the University’s Department of Energy in 1986, majoring in nuclear reactors. In 1990, she continued to earn her master’s degree in her major. In 1993, she enrolled in college to earn her PhD. After Lunar New Year in 1994, she disappeared on her way back from campus. It’s been 28 years since she was last seen by her family.

According to a report by The Paper on February 23, Urina’s family, a female college student in Chuzhou City, Anhui Province, who has been missing for 20 years, has also begun searching the Internet. Wu Lina disappeared on May 6, 2002, near an old train station in Chuzhou, when she was only 20 years old. The paper then removed the relevant content, but did not provide a reason to remove the news article.

The report also records a number of kidnappings of women from Harbin Street in Heilongjiang Province. On the afternoon of February 20, a 10-year-old girl followed a stranger on her way home on the streets of Harbin. She was hugged from behind her and was about to be kidnapped. She struggled desperately for the girl, and she was helped by a good Samaritan who passed by.

Kane Chan