What we know about Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis star censored after making a sexual assault allegation

The safety and whereabouts of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai is of global concern after the former world No. 1’s disappearance from the public eye. Peng’s noticeable absence from social media comes after making sexual assault allegations against a high-ranking member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In the time since, the only “evidence” of her safety has come in state-released videos, many of which are being scrutinized.

Peng’s well-being has become an international incident. The WTA is concerned about her safety, and tennis players around the world are sharing their worries and amplifying Peng’s story. The potential human rights abuses being perpetuated against Peng for speaking out

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