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China's Alibaba fires manager for alleged sexual assault against female employee

ang Chengwen admitted to "intimate acts" with the woman, who alleges she was assaulted by him.

News 12 Staff

Aug 9, 2021, 12:19 PM

Updated 1,049 days ago

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Alibaba has fired a manager accused of sexual assault by a female employee. Wang Chengwen admitted to "intimate acts" with the woman, who alleges she was assaulted by him. The female employee published an 11-page PDF with the allegations, and it went on viral on China's social media site Weibo. Two employees have since resigned as the company began suspending staff members following the accusation. Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang is vowing to increase protections for women at the company.
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