The reaction of the police and Hainan Airlines to Sharon Lam’s accusations of attempted rape shows how far China has to go in responding appropriately to accusations of sexual harassment and assault, but China is hardly alone. Photo: Shutterstock
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Attempt to cover up Sharon Lam’s attempted rape should silence #MeToo’s critics forever

Alice Wu says the way that both mainland police and Hainan Airlines tried to help a Hong Kong film director’s attempted rapist dodge legal consequences shows the extent authorities will go to harass victims of sexual assault into silence

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The reaction of the police and Hainan Airlines to Sharon Lam’s accusations of attempted rape shows how far China has to go in responding appropriately to accusations of sexual harassment and assault, but China is hardly alone. Photo: Shutterstock
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