The ritual lives on in some rural areas. Photo: Handout The ritual lives on in some rural areas. Photo: Handout
The ritual lives on in some rural areas. Photo: Handout
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Chinese online commentator calls police after being threatened for criticising ‘backwards’ Lunar New Year custom

  • Huang Zhijie says his family was bombarded with calls after he criticised the custom of kowtowing to the elders during Spring Festival
  • He was hit with a fierce backlash after saying the ritual, which mainly lives on in rural areas, was a form of ‘social oppression’

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The ritual lives on in some rural areas. Photo: Handout The ritual lives on in some rural areas. Photo: Handout
The ritual lives on in some rural areas. Photo: Handout
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