A Chinese woman was jailed last year for posting information on social media about people who had been affected by Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock A Chinese woman was jailed last year for posting information on social media about people who had been affected by Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock
A Chinese woman was jailed last year for posting information on social media about people who had been affected by Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: Chinese woman spent six months behind bars for Covid-19 social media post, court document shows

  • Zhang Wenfang was found guilty of ‘knowingly spreading false information and causing serious disruption to public order’
  • Her Weibo post collated stories about people’s suffering, including a 70-year-old man who took his own life because he was unable to continue his dialysis treatment during the lockdown in Wuhan

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Chinese woman was jailed last year for posting information on social media about people who had been affected by Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock A Chinese woman was jailed last year for posting information on social media about people who had been affected by Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock
A Chinese woman was jailed last year for posting information on social media about people who had been affected by Covid-19. Photo: Shutterstock
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