UN demands proof of missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai’s well-being
New Delhi : The United Nation on Friday said that they want proof of the whereabouts of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. She had gone missing since she made sexual assault allegations against a former vice-premier.
The UN Human Rights body has demanded a transparent investigation into the allegations made by former Grand Slam doubles champion against Zhang Gaoli.
"It would be important to have proof of her whereabouts and well-being and we would urge that there be an investigation with full transparency into her allegations of sexual assault," Liz Throssell, a spokeswoman for UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet's office, told reporters in Geneva.
"According to available information, Peng, a former world doubles number one, hasn't been heard from publically since she alleged on social media that she had been sexually assaulted."
"We would stress that it's important to know where she is and her state, know about her well-being."
"We think it would be important that there's an investigation into her allegations."
35-year-old Peng Shuai had alleged on social media platform Weibo that former vice-premier Zhang had "forced" her into sex during a long-term on-off relationship. She has been missing since she made the claim publically.
People on social media have raised questions over her well-being and UN has officially demanded details about her whereabouts.