Wanting Qu (right) with her mother, former Harbin City planning official Qu Zhang Mingjie. Photo: CTV Wanting Qu (right) with her mother, former Harbin City planning official Qu Zhang Mingjie. Photo: CTV
Wanting Qu (right) with her mother, former Harbin City planning official Qu Zhang Mingjie. Photo: CTV
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Canada-based pop star Wanting Qu pleads for mother in Harbin death-penalty corruption case – but China’s netizens are unimpressed

  • Wanting Qu said on Weibo her ‘heart aches’ for mother Qu Zhang Mingjie, an ex-official in Harbin who prosecutors want executed in a US$52 million graft case
  • A hashtag about Qu’s comments has been viewed 230 million times – and drawn scathing responses

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Wanting Qu (right) with her mother, former Harbin City planning official Qu Zhang Mingjie. Photo: CTV Wanting Qu (right) with her mother, former Harbin City planning official Qu Zhang Mingjie. Photo: CTV
Wanting Qu (right) with her mother, former Harbin City planning official Qu Zhang Mingjie. Photo: CTV
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