As MeToo unnerves China, a student fi...

As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

Sunday Sep 2 Read more: SFGate
QINGDAO, China (AP) - The sight of five burly guards blocking her way out of her dorm filled Ren Liping with rage. It was 3 a.m. on a recent Saturday (Aug. 4) and the thin, bespectacled 26-year-old Chinese graduate student was exhausted. Her mind raced back to earlier in the day when she had tried once again to publicly protest her alleged rape. Again, the police had stopped her and held her at a station for hours. Again, she was escorted back to campus. Now this. She pounded on the glass door with her fist, but the men ignored her. "This is illegal!" she shouted, to no response. She felt nauseous. Her face was numb. She picked up a bicycle pump in the corner and smashed it against the glass. The door shattered.

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