What a rural woman in China’s horrific killing says about domestic violence in the country

//What a rural woman in China’s horrific killing says about domestic violence in the country

What a rural woman in China’s horrific killing says about domestic violence in the country

Despite a rising awareness in China of domestic abuse and legislation to protect victims, the recent brutal killing of Lhamo, a Tibetan woman who ran a video blog, by her ex-husband has highlighted the country’s struggle to curb deadly violence against women.On the evening of September 14, Tang Lu – the man Lhamo had divorced less than three months earlier – made a surprise visit to her home on the edge of the Tibetan plateau in southwest China. He was carrying a knife and a bucket of petrol…

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