Chinese students and others pay their respects to Dr Li Wenliang, the late coronavirus whistle-blower from Wuhan, outside UCLA’s campus in Westwood, California, on February 15. Photo: AFP

Letters | Coronavirus crisis shows why China’s history of silencing truth-tellers must end

  • Telling the truth was and remains a dangerous thing to do in China, as the plight of whistle-blower Li Wenliang confirmed. This muzzling just harms the people in the long run
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese students and others pay their respects to Dr Li Wenliang, the late coronavirus whistle-blower from Wuhan, outside UCLA’s campus in Westwood, California, on February 15. Photo: AFP
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