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Feb 09, 2022 09:28 PM
CHINA

After Video of Shackled Woman Shocks China, Similar Case Emerges in Same Village

Human trafficking, especially of women in rural areas, remains a significant problem in China. Photo: VCG
Human trafficking, especially of women in rural areas, remains a significant problem in China. Photo: VCG

After a video of a woman shackled to the wall of a shed caused public uproar over the Lunar New Year, a video shot by the same social media user in the same village showing a second woman in an apparently similar situation has emerged.

In a since-deleted video posted to China’s TikTok equivalent Douyin, a woman in Feng county’s Dongji village is seen lying on the dirt floor of a home. She appears to be unable to communicate clearly.

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