Buoyed by the support she has received both inside the country and from abroad, one of China’s leading feminists has vowed to continue advocating for women’s rights after her release from detention last week, despite police harassment.
Li Tingting, 25, a lesbian campaigner on women’s issues, is probably the most prominent of the five women who were detained in early March for planning to distribute stickers at bus stations to raise awareness of sexual harassment on public transport. Detained for 37 days, the five were released April 13 after a global outcry but remain under investigation. They have been told to report regularly to police, to not leave their home cities and to not talk to journalists. READ FULL