A woman wearing a face mask walks by the offices of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba in Beijing on December 13. Controversy over a former employee who accused a manager of rape was again inflamed after she said the company fired her last month for spreading “false information”. Photo: AP
A woman wearing a face mask walks by the offices of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba in Beijing on December 13. Controversy over a former employee who accused a manager of rape was again inflamed after she said the company fired her last month for spreading “false information”. Photo: AP
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#MeToo or not: controversy lingers after Alibaba fires woman who accused boss of sexual assault

  • Netizens have defended the accuser identified only as Zhou on social media after police said there was ‘insufficient evidence’ to support claims of rape
  • Zhou told a local news outlet that Alibaba fired her for ‘false information’ that damaged the company’s reputation

Topic |   Alibaba
A woman wearing a face mask walks by the offices of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba in Beijing on December 13. Controversy over a former employee who accused a manager of rape was again inflamed after she said the company fired her last month for spreading “false information”. Photo: AP
A woman wearing a face mask walks by the offices of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba in Beijing on December 13. Controversy over a former employee who accused a manager of rape was again inflamed after she said the company fired her last month for spreading “false information”. Photo: AP
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