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Spanish Man to Be Deported from China after Having Sex in Public

After having sex in public in a Chengdu street, a 25-year-old Spanish man and a young Chinese woman have been arrested by local police. The man will soon be deported from China, local authorities say.

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After having sex in public in a Chengdu street, a 25-year-old Spanish man and a young Chinese woman have been arrested by local police. The man will soon be deported from China, local authorities say. Videos and pictures of the incident have gone trending on Weibo, where the incident has sparked debate.

A Spanish national will be deported from China after having sex with a woman on a Chengdu street in the city’s business district. The incident occurred on the night of July 6th.

According to various Chinese news sources, the foreigner and a young Chinese woman were intoxicated when they were doing “their thing” (啪啪啪 ‘pā pā pā’, Chinese slang for ‘having sex’) on the streets of Chengdu. The young man is a 25-year-old Spaniard by the name of David.

While having sex by the side of the road, the two were attracting a large crowd with their behavior, as can be seen in videos taken by bystanders (censored video here).

The (uncensored) videos that are circulating online show how the two are lying by the side of the water, performing oral sex on each other and having intercourse as the crowd cheers them on.

 

“Some bystanders yell ‘sex! sex! sex!’ encouraging the couple in Chinese: Jiayou!”

 

As the couple are having sex, some bystanders yell ‘sex! sex! sex!’, encouraging the couple in Chinese: “Jiayou!” But there are also people who tell the lovers to go elsewhere. The couple, however, does not respond and continue their ‘pā pā pā.’

Police later arrive at the scene and arrest the Spaniard for ‘violating public security.’ In the video, the young man is heard responding to the police in broken English, just saying: “I don’t know.”

The woman is heard speaking in Mandarin, saying: “I am together with him.”

Local Chengdu police have confirmed on their official Weibo account that the man has been detained for ten days and will be deported after his release. No details have come out about the young woman and what consequences she faces for the public rendezvous, although English-language Chinese newspaper Global Times reports that the woman has also been arrested.

Pictures of the incident were released on Chinese website Cineseitalia.com (奋斗在意大利), a platform for exchange students. Some netizens on Weibo say that they have more (uncensored) videos of the incident on their phone.

The incident has caused a commotion on Chinese social media, where thousands of people discuss it. Although many people find it amusing, there are also those who express anti-foreign sentiments and also those who scold the Chinese woman for ‘degrading herself.’

 

“Foreigners just think that Chinese women are cheap and they treat them as toys, and this is the reason why!”

 

Roughly, there are two sides in the debate; those people who blame the girl for her behavior, calling her a ‘prostitute’, and those who berate the foreigner, saying he is ‘foreign scum’ taking advantage of a drunk Chinese girl.

There are also many people who denounce the entire scene, including those cheering on the couple. “They are all like wild dogs,” some say.

One person writes on Weibo: “As a person from Chengdu, I find this shameful. As a person from China, I also find this shameful. Those people cheering are all good-for-nothings! That woman has no self-respect and no self-dignity. Those foreigners just think that Chinese women are cheap and they treat them as toys, and this is the reason why! (..) It’s infuriating!”

“This is foreign trash coming to China, happens all the time,” some people say. Multiple insiders from Chengdu allege on Weibo that ‘David’ had just arrived in the city on the day the incident occurred.

“What the foreign guy does is disgraceful, and as for our drunk Chinese compatriot, this is just humiliating. The guys yelling at them to ‘spicy things up’ are nothing but lamentable!”, one commenter writes.

‘David’ is expected to be deported before the end of this month.


The censored video as released by Chinese media.

By Manya Koetse

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9 Comments

9 Comments

  1. Ed Sander

    July 10, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    • Jerry

      July 11, 2017 at 1:33 am

      who said “only”? in this page, the word only appeared in your comment and mine.

    • ChairmanMeow

      July 11, 2017 at 5:11 pm

      You didn’t post any examples of Chinese MEN having sex with white WOMEN in public.

      https://www.reddit.com/r/hapas/comments/58rwna/read_before_posting_the_2017_eurasian_half_asian/

    • JC

      July 11, 2017 at 6:53 pm

      Those articles still don’t show any sleazy Chinese tourists committing public sex offenses in the West.

      Perhaps you are unable to grasp the distinction.

    • Henry

      July 12, 2017 at 5:13 am

      1.4 billion people….

  2. paquirrin

    July 11, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    come on, everyone has sex. even the policemen who arrested this poor guy in need.

  3. MC

    July 13, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    Glad to know some Chinese people are starting to get a clue.

  4. XiaoWei

    September 2, 2017 at 10:52 am

    So many foreign men are coming to China each year with the purpose of having sex with Chinese women…white guys know they can get Chinese girls to spread her legs easily..this is white privilege, a legacy of western imperialism in China.
    White men know they can get away with it so they keep doing it. I blame Chinese women for not being able to resist western men

  5. jr

    October 6, 2017 at 4:25 am

    i like this a lot

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“Go and Wear Your Miniskirts!” – Shenzhen Police Fights Sexual Harassment on Public Transport, Protects Freedom of Dress

“Go and wear your beautiful miniskirts! Perverts, we will catch you!”, Shenzhen police states.

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A strong statement by Shenzhen police that women should not be afraid to wear miniskirts in public transport has gone viral on Chinese social media. The online campaign “Wear your skirts, we’ll catch the perverts” breaks with old ideas that place the burden of public safety and sexual assault on women.

Over the past two weeks, the hashtag “Still Go and Wear Your Miniskirt” (#小裙子 你尽管去穿#) has received almost 20 million views on Sina Weibo.

The phrase became popular on Chinese social media after a published statement from the Shenzhen Public Safety Office in early August on its public WeChat account, in which they made clear: “Go and wear your beautiful miniskirts! Perverts, we will catch you!” (“世上好看的小裙子,你尽管去穿!地铁上的色狼,我们来抓!”)

Since late June of this year, Shenzhen’s local public security office has initiated a crackdown on sexual harassment in public transport. In a period of 4-5 weeks, they have succeeded in arresting 29 suspects for indecent behavior, of which 20 were arrested on the spot by plainclothes officers surveilling the subway.

Sexual harassment on China’s subways is a long-standing problem, especially during the rush hours when people are squeezed together on the trains.

Men secretly filming under women’s skirts has also become a specific problem since the rising popularity of smartphones in China. Every year before summer, social media users warn each other to be extra vigilant when wearing skirts in public transport or on escalators, because offenders find creative ways to get some under-skirt footage.

These problems even led to the introduction of China’s first women-only subway cars in 2017. Many social media commenters at the time, however, did not see the segregation of male and female passengers as a solution to the problem.

An online poll at the time showed that 59.7% of respondents opposed the measure, saying it opposed gender equality and even calling it a form of sex-based discrimination.

The crackdown on sex offenders on China’s subways appears to receive more support on Chinese social media.

 

“[This is] a direct rebuttal of the traditional idea that the burden should be placed on women to protect themselves.”

 

Chinese state media outlet Xinhua called the Shenzhen police statement a “direct rebuttal of the traditional idea that the burden should be placed on women to protect themselves.”

Author Linzi Lu (林子璐) writes: “In the past, after sexual misconduct, indecent behavior or assault took place, some safe travel reminders to the public would warn women not to travel alone at night or not to wear revealing clothing,” describing how these reminders, although supposedly well-intended, place the responsibility on women to take care of their own security, instead of focusing on the offenders who put their safety at risk.

Lu further adds that the efforts of the Shenzhen public security team are a valuable learning example for others, breaking with old ideas about victim blaming (受害者有罪论).

In 2016, a brutal assault on a woman at a Beijing hotel sent shock waves through the country as the attack was captured on security cameras and showed that bystanders did not intervene to help the victim. In response, state media spread infosheets on Weibo telling women not to go out “alone in dark streets” and not to open the door for strangers.

In Europe, a similar response from authorities triggered controversy when the mayor of Cologne warned women to “keep men at arm’s length” to prevent sexual assault, after scores of women were sexually abused and mugged in the city during new year celebrations.

“Isn’t it the job of the police to make sure we [women] can safely go out?” one netizen responded at the time.

 

“I’m rooting for Shenzhen police, even if I don’t wear miniskirts myself!”

 

By now, the Shenzhen “miniskirt campaign” has received the praise of thousands of netizens on Weibo. One person (@潇洒帅气刘栋琛) wrote: “The distorted idea that women attract being assaulted because of what they wear should not become an established idea, nor should it be propagated. Let’s go by the law and catch the perverts, building on a safe and harmonious society.”

“I’m rooting for Shenzhen police, even if I don’t wear miniskirts myself!”, another commenter wrote.

“I am almost moved to tears by this [Shenzhen police] statement,” another female Weibo user said, receiving over 50,000 likes.

Other female social media users wrote: “Through this campaign, all women can feel safer. It’s not us who make the bad people bad, it’s in the nature of those people.”

A male commenter said: “Both men and women should be able to wear whatever style of clothes they want to wear. It’s a shameful rhetoric to say that someone, who is fully innocent, can ‘provoke’ those who are obscene.”

On Twitter, the well-known Shenzhen tech maker Naomi Wu (@realsexycyborg) showed some pride in the recent measures by local authorities, writing: “We’re a bit different than other cities 👮‍♀️💪” (see embedded tweet below).

This summer, Shenzhen is not the only city cracking down on sex offenders on public transport. Among other cities, Beijing also has an active team of plainclothes police officers who patrol the subway network each day to prevent the sexual assault or harassment of women.

Through the official Shenzhen police Weibo account (@深圳公安), the Shenzhen team stated that they were happy about the attention their crackdown campaign has received online: “We’ve hit the top-trending search lists,” they wrote: “It’s a bit overwhelming. But we will keep on doing what we do!”

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“Who is to Blame?” – Harbin Toll Collectors Throw Rock at Speeding Car, Hurt 4-Year-Old in Back Seat

When a driver broke through a Harbin toll booth, toll workers were quick to stop him, hurting a little girl while doing so.

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When a car broke through a toll barrier in Harbin, toll collectors were quick to halt the car by throwing a rock through the window – injuring a little girl in the back seat. The incident went viral on Chinese media: ‘who is to blame?’ is a central question.

An accident that occurred in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, on August 11th has attracted massive attention on Chinese social media this week.

The incident occurred when a man driving an unlicensed black Nissan attempted to force his way through the Shijia (石家) highway toll gate.

Workers at the gate tried to stop the car, first by standing in front of it. But as the car accelerated, almost hitting the toll worker, another worker picked up a rock from the ground and threw it at the vehicle in an attempt to halt it.

Although they succeeded in making the car stop, they unwittingly injured a 4-year-old girl sitting in the back, as the rock hit her in the head.

One worker threw a stone at the car, and it ended up in the passenger’s seat of the driver’s side.

The incident was reported by NetEase News, and multiple videos on the incident (here and here) are making their rounds on social media.

The injured 4 year-old.

“Who is to blame?”, Sina News asked on Weibo, attracting hundreds of comments on its thread, while the incident was discussed by thousands of people on Weibo this week.

At time of writing, the Netease article on the incident had already gathered more than 190,000 comments.

Most commenters sympathize both with the toll-gate workers and the injured little girl, blaming the irresponsible driver for what happened: “The driver really has no shame, doing such dangerous things while there are children in his car,” a popular comment (14,000 likes) said.

Some even praised the tollgate workers as being ‘heroic,’ saying that the little girl was just a victim of her caretaker’s irresponsible behavior.

The Paper reports that the 4-year-old girl has received hospital treatment for her injuries and that she is recovering well.

Injuries caused by the rock, photo shown to local reporters.

While the driver has received a fine for his crime, authorities are still investigating whether or not the toll workers’ actions could be classified as “reasonable defense” (正当防卫).

By Luka de Boni and Manya Koetse

Miranda Barnes has contributed to this article.

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