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The suspicious disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai is straight out of China's playbook for forcing rogue celebrities into submission

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

From left to right: Alibaba founder Jack Ma, the tennis player Peng Shuai, and the actor Fan Bingbing. Clive Brunskill/Costfoto/Barcroft Media/CG/VCG via Getty Images
Peng Shuai seemingly vanished after accusing a former Chinese official of sexual assault on Nov. 2.
It's common for China's elites to disappear after displeasing or criticizing the government.
This ruthlessness shows that in China, no one is above the law or - more importantly - the Communist Party.
The tennis star Peng Shuai, "X-Men" actress Fan Bingbing, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma were darlings of the Chinese state...
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