Questions concerning tennis star Peng Shuai amid allegations she was raped by a senior leader of China’s Communist Party led to YouTube taking action against one podcast.
A since-deleted social media post from Peng accused former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of forcing her to have sex against her will three years ago, according to Fox News. The post was dated Nov. 2. Chinese censors deleted the post and have blocked her account on Weibo, a Chinese platform similar to Twitter.
Because Peng has not been seen since the posts, her whereabouts and her allegations have mushroomed into an international incident.
All that was fodder for the podcast “Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar”
Then YouTube entered the picture, and with the push of a few