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‘Preserve family harmony’: Chinese courts give domestic abusers a pass

By Yaqiu Wang  “In principle, in divorce cases, the first time one sues for divorce, it won’t be granted. [Marriage is] a traditional value,” said Judge Zhang Yanbin in the Chinese city of Chengdu, ruling against a woman’s petition for divorce. “We made the ruling to give the man a chance.” In June 2017, during an argument about their […]