Beijing court rules against woman in China 'MeToo' case

Beijing court rules against woman in China 'MeToo' case

FOLLOW ON Advertisement Supporters gather near a courthouse where Zhou Xiaoxuan, a former intern at China's state broadcaster CCTV, was to attend a court session in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) BEIJING -- A Beijing court ruled against a Chinese woman on Tuesday in a #MeToo case that wound through the courts for three years, in a blow to the tamped-down movement whose legacy remains uncertain. The Haidian People's Court said in a judgment released late Tuesday night that Zhou Xiaoxuan, who had become the face of the country's #MeToo movement, did not meet the burden of proof in claiming that Zhu Jun, her superior at her place of work, sexually harassed her. Zhou was a former intern at Chinese state broadcaster CCTV and went public with …
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