HomeNews ArticlesBLOGIslam Discussion ForumsContact Us

News Articles

Back To Article List

Rumor-mongers express remorse over fabrications about factory brawl

2009-07-10 19:44:31

Our Comments

Even before the riots, it seems someone was arrested for lying about the accusations of rape and arrested for it.

Full Article:

Rumor-mongers express remorse over fabrications about factory brawl
www.chinaview.cn 2009-07-09 20:05:10   Print

    SHAOGUAN, Guangdong, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Two people detained on charges of fabricating and spreading rumors of rapes and beatings in connection with a factory fight in Guangdong Province on Thursday expressed regret for their actions.

    Their unsubstantiated postings on the Internet, saying "Six Xinjiang boys raped two innocent girls at the Xuri Toy Factory" in Shaoguan city, Guangdong Province, caused the massive brawl, which left two Uygur employees dead and more than 100 injured on June 26.

    Huang Jiangyuan, 23, told a Xinhua reporter at a detention center in Shaoguan, that he was angry at being turned down by the Xuri Toy Factory after applying for a job in June.

    "I post an article 'Xuri is trash' at a forum on www.sg169.com on June 16, saying 'Six Xinjiang boys raped two innocent girls at the Xuri Toy Factory', which quickly spread on the Internet," Huang said.

    "I just wanted to express my discontent with the factory, but I never anticipated such a tragic outcome," said Huang, who was detained by police on June 28 over spreading rumor and slandering.

    Police found no rape cases at the Xuri Toy Factory.

    Huang Zhangsha, 19, was detained on June 29 after he published an article the day before on his online chat space, saying "eight Xinjiang people were beaten to death in the factory fight".

    "I witnessed the factory brawl and heard people say 'Xinjiang workers were beaten to death' and 'Han girls were raped' the next day. I did not check the rumor before writing the article," said Huang, a native of Hunan Province.

    The article was widely reproduced the following day.

    Shaoguan police have detained 17 people on charges of fabricating and spreading rumors in connection with the factory brawl. Some would face up to 15 days in administrative detention, said Kang Zhijian, vice director with the Shaoguan Public Security Bureau.



Back To Article List

Back To Top


Insight Into Current Issues

  • When Government Agencies Manufacture Terror
    2017-10-06 10:18:11
  • Fighting Terrorism is what the Prophet Muhammad did and is the Duty of All Muslims
    2017-10-02 22:27:53
  • Is Islam Really The Religion of Peace that Muslims Practice?
    2017-05-07 09:52:53
  • 10 Steps to Permanently Defeat Islamic Terrorism
    2017-05-04 00:19:31
  • Why do Muslims come to our country?
    2017-05-02 00:12:21
  • Secret Counsels against Islam will not succeed
    2015-11-19 13:21:07
  • Prayers (Dua) for health problems
    2015-11-13 14:53:45
  • The Importance of reading and following the Holy Qur'an
    2015-11-10 14:25:07
  • Messages for People of the Book (Christians & Jews) from the Qur'an
    2015-11-06 14:20:23
  • Simple rules of Islam in a single verse/ayyat
    2015-11-05 12:57:46
  • More Islam Muslim BLOG

    News Articles

    News Article Comments

  • Quebec’s religious neutrality bill 62 is an Anti-Muslim Veil Burka, Niqab, Burka Ban
    2017-11-21 12:06:44
  • Reminder to Muslims that we will face challenges and attacks from people of other faiths
    2015-10-26 12:53:39
  • Why Is the Middle East in a State of War?
    2015-10-23 16:02:49
  • The Traits of Successful Muslims
    2015-10-20 12:40:42
  • The original bible in Aramaic is reportedly found with huge contradictions to the current Church authorized Bible
    2014-05-05 13:38:33
  • Xinjiang China Controvery over Ramadan and Fasting
    2013-07-15 16:28:01
  • Syria - The Truth And Why You Should Care
    2013-04-29 14:43:08
  • Is it Haram/Not Allowed to read, understand follow Islam by the Holy Qur'an in a language other than Arabic?
    2012-12-21 11:49:15
  • Man charged after cartoonist's home invaded
    2010-01-02 15:35:43
  • The Stealth Crusade
    2009-07-17 16:57:56
  • More Islam Muslim News Articles & Comments

    Facts About Islam

    Muslims Don't Have A Different God

    Many people think Muslims believe in their own god called "Allah" but the literal translation is just "God".  Muslims believe there is one god and one true creator and that it is the very same god the Christians and Jews believe in.
    © 2018 UniteIslam.com - All Rights Reserved