Public Outrage as Foreigner Attempts to Rape Chinese Woman on Street

Public Outrage as Foreigner Attempts to Rape Chinese Woman on Street
May 10, 2012 By eChinacities.com

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On May 8, at around 23:20, a foreign man sexually molested a Chinese woman 100 metres outside the Xuanwumen subway station, just opposite the Sogo Department Store. The man was immediately arrested and detained. According to reports, the man is a UK citizen in China on a tourist visa. This incident has sparked major outrage among the Chinese public and footage of the incident, which shows the man being beaten up by angry passers-by, has gone viral on numerous Chinese video-sharing and micro-blogging sites.

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Guest2057254
comment|35281|228583

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Who gets their ass kicked by a Chinese dude, or even several Chinese dudes? FAKE STORY. CHINESE STATE-OWNED MEDIA PROPAGANDA.

Jan 29, 2013 14:45 Report Abuse

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Shaun
comment|31005|0

The story is a hoax. It is a waste of time to discuss it.

Sep 03, 2012 18:52 Report Abuse

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wildwest
comment|29552|0

when people get high they do things , but sometimes , situations get outta hand , so let that jerk live,its clearly seen on the video that the girl wanted it ,but since she cared about face and stuffs , and moreso the place and timing wasn't right so she pretended , so lets just give a f???? about that

Jul 14, 2012 12:16 Report Abuse

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xaqi
comment|29505|0

ok, i am a foreigner (from pakistan) living in china, i respect chinese people.. agrred with rachel and bartleby , AND yeah teddy may be you are a cunt or may be you were also born on the street just the same way... ahan? ..and who is your daddy.. i believe may be from europe, america or may be africa hehe.. what i think about this incident is simple that this bastard man is shame for all the foreigners... and kow loony or poony or colony whatever asshole you are.. no need to tell me that my ENGRISH is bad because i dont give a shit to that PHINGRISH thing.....

Jul 13, 2012 05:26 Report Abuse

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Andy
comment|28285|0

This news article is real. You can also read it from Yahoo News which titled as "British Man Held In China After Sex Attack".

Well, any person visiting any country MUST learn to respect the people of that country. So what if you are a foreigner, it does not mean you can do anything you want outside your country treating their people as garbage. What will you do if that victim is your sister, your daughter, your wife or someone dear to you.

In my opinion, the aggressor should be punish for whatever law he has fail to obey and the punishment must be according to China laws and not have him deport back to his native country.

May 31, 2012 22:52 Report Abuse

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harry1234
comment|28097|0

Maybe the 'western' voices heard talking after 1:53 ... a woman first - asking 'Where is he ?, is he here' or 'is he hurt,' then a man saying 'lets split' know more about what went on....?

May 27, 2012 09:48 Report Abuse

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Ben
comment|27885|0

Not to excuse what he did but the guy obviously has mental problems

May 21, 2012 17:05 Report Abuse

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harry1234
comment|28028|22802

As I understand it, the brit is still in police custody, but so is the lady - and others involved. Too many people on here are so quick to jump to the conclusion that a rape was taking place... whatever was going on it was sordid and wrong (in a public place) but despite an (edited) video where did we see this guy actually 'force' himself onto the girl... we hear her shouting to a video camera that she does not know him - and looking distressed - lying on her back with her legs around him, do we conclude from that alone that he is guilty of rape ?. eChinaCities, you have shown ignorance and fuelled this with the headline 'foreigner attempts rape'..."IF" (???) this turns out to be a fake or set-up, will you or anybody else be prepared to apologise for calling this guy a rapist ?.

May 25, 2012 08:00 Report Abuse

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NOT STUPID
comment|27871|0

Let me begin by saying My last comment was removed from this site which was clearly not allowed because It was fact !!! No swearing in it because i do not do that no excuse to remove it Only that it tells ppl just what Chinese ppl are like Not ALL but most .. They are Racist to the limit this is clearly a stage set up, I hate men who rape but this is very clear that it is not rape to me and millions of ppl who does have a brain can see this girl not telling the truth. The crying is bull .. My daughter-in-law is Chinese and we have first hand at her crank pot crying if she does not get what she wants .This man was so DRUNK he would not know what to do with his wink never mind rape .. China needs to stop this now before it gets out of hand because many west put a lot of money in to China and something like this can make problems !!! We have millions of Chinese ppl in The west all with there many shops chinese take a ways and they are left to earn money . we do not cause them problems so why are they so against the west ? I will tell you why they are brainwashed by ther parents from they start to walk I know I have seen it !!! Also why is there this called Outrage ? OUTRAGE is that so many children are sold in China !!! so many Rapes by there own men to there own women !!! I know a lot about China been many times and know how some well a lot hate the west .. and why ? Brainwashed they are and lets hope some get to read this before it is removed again lol .. You need to stop this stupid message that is going out and please if it does not China will regret it if western ppl in China are hurt because Maybe it could spill over to The Chinese ppl here in the west . This is a lie and if it was true I would be the first to say Punish him beat him do what ever you wish. But it is a lie and it is an Outrage the way the police stood there and let ppl beat a man.. If the man is free and told to get out of China because the police know it was not real .. the West will never hear about that !! Fact it will be kept quiet. One word FAKE!!!

May 20, 2012 23:17 Report Abuse

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nichole
comment|27863|0

the videos is all abt.fake...i would rather choose westeners than to have a chinese bf,,,, chinse people are so mess and untidy,on their early age whether they are working or studying chinse women used to lived with their boyfriend out of there parents...

May 20, 2012 20:29 Report Abuse

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Bystander
comment|27815|0

Wow, rape attend on the side of the road. Some individuals just have no control of their sexual impulse. Also, that guy did a good job on the playing dead when he is clearly outnumbered. It would've be a much more severe beating if that he fight back.

May 19, 2012 05:25 Report Abuse

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kevin
comment|27797|0

this is not the first time that this man do such things. Before this, he has been seen insulting women in the subway for many times. There are also video on the internet
look at the video, do you still have any doubts about the scurviness of this English-trash?

May 19, 2012 01:41 Report Abuse

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Links
comment|27800|0

So where are the links then. Or is this just more heresay?

May 19, 2012 02:40 Report Abuse

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not stupid
comment|27831|0

You should not be allowed to call English people Trash How dare you .. Your people dont mind coming to My Country Taking English Trash money do they !!! you are brainwashed !! not normal people .. this is Fake.. and anyone with a brain can see this China is making a huge mistake by doing this !!!

May 19, 2012 20:02 Report Abuse

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me.
comment|27755|0

Country this Country that. He is not from that country he is from this country. I love my country, I dont like my country blablabla. Country is such an old and colonial age thing. What century do you think you live in. One loses hope of huminty while reading comments such as yours.

Hes just a guy who seems either drunk or high. And the video does seem abit fake.

May 18, 2012 01:40 Report Abuse

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skyoung
comment|27697|0

Amazing how when a foreigner does something bad, a gang of Chinese show up to beat the sh_t out of him. But when foreigner tries to help a Chinese, the other Chinese just stand around and watch. I've seen it a few times and read about numerous examples. Take the guy in the Beijing airpot who helped the Chinese woman who'd been stabbed by her son. Chinese just walked about. Or the 2 year old in Guangzhou who was run over. Or the Brazilian guy who tried to stop a purse-snatcher, then got the sh_t beat out of him by 3 Chinese while a few dozen people and 2 security guards stood there watching. When Chinese learn to help each other out of love and compassion, they will then have a future.

May 17, 2012 05:53 Report Abuse

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kaarbon
comment|27695|0

thanks god he wasn't a black guy. otherwise all the Nazis would post their well known comments and share their awesome point of view. the usual then

May 17, 2012 05:26 Report Abuse

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mitch Collander
comment|27662|0

This guy is a Pakistani "Brit."

May 16, 2012 13:44 Report Abuse

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pain
comment|27655|0

so many ignorant westerners here.... i have lived in US and UK

and i agree that ur countries are better in general ...

but that doesnt mean u can do watever u want in other countries... and deny it

chinese ppl are not like japanese or korean ... we fight against westerners


just becareful!!! within 15 yrs china will be as strong as the US


our kids in elementary school are smarter than ur "high" school kids..

May 16, 2012 06:30 Report Abuse

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skyoung
comment|27736|0

Sounds like you're getting ready for some kind of war. How about peace for a change? 15 years?? Then what? Are you advocating war? Do you think that all westerners want to fight with Chinese? You've watched too many of those old WWII films about the Japanese and Chinese.
I am a foreigner, and I am not the enemy.

May 17, 2012 20:37 Report Abuse

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Smooth
comment|27640|73076

A lot of electricity in the air about this matter.After reading through many posts,there are a number of truths and lessons that must be learnt.First,it will be an understatement to say many Chinese people stretch to the last extent to express their excitement about people from countries like the UK,US,Canada,Australia,Newzealand,you name them.Most of them will stop at nothing to get their children taught by these selected few,or even use up all the life savings to send these children to schools in these countries.This implies that they,Chinese people in turn expect some semblance of decorum from their foreign friends.This is not exactly what they seem to get,and it's fast leading to a strain in the relationship.One aspect of foreign expats' lives in China that keeps kicking up dust has to do with the relationship between men and women.Here we don't need to go into any preaching,but my humble advice for all expats in China is that they should observe the way Chinese people live,and should never forget this:"Do all you want with your girl under the cover of darkness,but don't just poke at public decency".My second point has to do with personal responsibility.How does it feel to be seen in the arms of a girl staggering home dead drunk in the early hours of the morning,in a country where men prefer their amorous adventures to remain hidden behind the scenes? How does it feel to see a 60 year old grand dad carrying her granddaughter of a lover on his lap and sitting conspicuously in a bar? When drunk why do some of us not preferably take a taxi straight home,instead of engaging in verbal gymnastics with Chinese? My third point is that struggling to say this guy was not about to rape the girl is pathetic. Why not accept the crime and stop lame justifications? By doing this,we may actually place ourselves on a higher moral pedestal,proving to the Chinese that we can hold our own people responsible for the crimes they commit.If we rush to conclusions,and CCTV cameras were to prove he had rapist impulses at that moment,then we will not have a leg to dance on.My last point hovers around Chinese people's overreaction with anything that has to do with foreigners;especially any negativity.When the Brazilian who repelled thieves in Guangzhou was allowed to feign for himself,when the thieves fought back,there was no outpouring of scorn amongst the Chinese to show their lack of empathy,and courage in this case.Up to this day there are few reactions under that story.Chinese must come to terms with the fact that foreigners are already here,and that people should be individually judged by the content of their character and not because they are foreigners.Under the colours of our bodies,we all have the same struggles,the same demons,and the same yearnings.

May 15, 2012 20:13 Report Abuse

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RACHEL
comment|27641|0

Mostly I agree with you. I just need people stop defending him.What for?saying he's not criminal couldnt bring any agreements but dispites contempts. In fact, I think most people are innocent, no matter what colors.

May 15, 2012 21:00 Report Abuse

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Dr Gene Smith
comment|27639|44810

Maybe this is wrong what this man did but also the Chinese people should stop attacking foregin people or hitng them today the police here do nothing I have a friend that items where taken and the thief was shown on video but as yet the police do nothing maybe the chinese people should realize that there are many bad people inclding their own kind

May 15, 2012 19:59 Report Abuse

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Anonymous
comment|27631|0

This rubbish is wildly rampant,maybe he is not a firstoffender

May 15, 2012 17:03 Report Abuse

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Chaching
comment|27625|0

What's with all the posts from some dingdong about "it's me, I'm the one in the video," and "Yeah, I know that guy, his name is Omar?" Who let their 10 year old play on the computer? Neither funny nor intelligent.

May 15, 2012 16:04 Report Abuse