Allegations of abuse toward female lawyer stir debate in China
The case of Sun Shihua, a female lawyer who described being beaten and forced to submit to a strip search in Guangzhou, has prompted a debate in China about discrimination against women.
Her written account, nearly 4,000 Chinese characters long, reverberated across the internet this week, drawing tens of thousands of comments.
“She was humiliated,” said Huang Yizhi, 32, a lawyer in Guangzhou. “It resulted in tremendous harm to her.”