A Chinese policeman leads away a rape suspect, wearing a cloth over his head. Statistics on male rape in China are scant. Photo: David Wong
A Chinese policeman leads away a rape suspect, wearing a cloth over his head. Statistics on male rape in China are scant. Photo: David Wong

Chinese man accused of raping another man walks free due to loophole in criminal law

Chinese criminal law does not define male sexual abuse, prompting experts to call for amendments to protect men's rights

A Chinese policeman leads away a rape suspect, wearing a cloth over his head. Statistics on male rape in China are scant. Photo: David Wong
A Chinese policeman leads away a rape suspect, wearing a cloth over his head. Statistics on male rape in China are scant. Photo: David Wong
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