The woman was filmed in a miniskirt and red scarf. Photo: Weibo

Chinese woman detained for wearing Young Pioneers’ red scarf and ‘revealing’ outfit

  • Video footage of woman fishing in a miniskirt and symbol of communist youth group deemed to violate law against ‘defiling revolutionary martyrs’
Topic |   China Society

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The woman was filmed in a miniskirt and red scarf. Photo: Weibo
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The Chinese government has been pushing social media companies to be more proactive in censoring content. Photo: Reuters

Latest crackdown on Chinese social media sees dozens of high-profile Weibo accounts silenced

  • Microblogging platform says accounts have been suspended or closed for publishing ‘politically harmful’ material
  • Victims of purge include outspoken liberal intellectual Yu Jianrong even though he says he stopped discussing politics two years ago
Topic |   Censorship in China

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The Chinese government has been pushing social media companies to be more proactive in censoring content. Photo: Reuters
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