2010 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, Honorable mention

Ou Zhihang

23 May, 2009

The photographer does pushups at a place of topical significance. The Moment: The Deng Yujiao Case. On 10 May, at a hotel in Hubei province, pedicurist Deng Yujiao tried to fend off the advances of a local official, stabbing and killing him in the process. She was charged with murder, but claimed self-defense. Deng became a national hero for resisting official abuse of power. Her charge was later reduced to the lesser offense of 'intentional assault'.

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Ou Zhihang

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