Gao Yan was 21 and a star student at China’s Peking University when she took her own life in 1998. Twenty years on from her death, her friends are demanding an apology from the professor they say raped her. Photo: News.163.com

As #MeToo movement gains traction in China, professor is sacked 20 years after alleged rape

Two universities sever ties with scholar Shen Yang after it emerges he was given a demerit for ethical misconduct in 1998 following death of 21-year-old Gao Yan

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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Gao Yan was 21 and a star student at China’s Peking University when she took her own life in 1998. Twenty years on from her death, her friends are demanding an apology from the professor they say raped her. Photo: News.163.com
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