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Chinese Feminist Recounts Arrest and Detention

Chinese feminist activist Li Maizi (also known as Li Tingting) recounts how she became one of the "Feminist Five" arrested and detained for 37 days in 2015 after planning an anti-sexual harassment campaign. She discusses what impact it had on feminist movements in China, and why she thinks Hillary Clinton is "cool." (8 min., 43 sec.)

See also:
ChinaFile Presents: Feminist and LGBT Activism in China (Complete)

 


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