Response to Rape of Chinese School Children Draws Ire

A 62 year-old teacher named Tao Biaogong was arrested and later confessed to raping seven Chinese school girls between 8 and 9 years old in Ruichang. (Rex Pe/Flickr)
A 62 year-old teacher named Tao Biaogong was arrested and later confessed to raping seven Chinese school girls between 8 and 9 years old in Ruichang. (Rex Pe/Flickr)

A primary school teacher in Ruichang, who raped seven Chinese school children on the school’s grounds, has been exposed. On July 5, the suspect, a 62 year-old teacher named Tao Biaogong, was arrested and later confessed. The girls were between 8 and 9 years old.

The victims’ parents demanded that the school should bear the responsibility for compensation. Jiang Xianzhi, the woman in charge of education and the local deputy mayor, said the government will symbolically give each girl 30,000 yuan (US$4,900).

She mentioned that if the parents’ loss of working time and girls’ fees for medical treatment were calculated, the maximum would not be more than 50,000 yuan (US$8,170). She also told the parents:

Jiang Xianzhi’s words immediately elicited condemnation from the online community.

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