China domestic violence: man arrested for allegedly burning wife to death as son makes social media plea


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A man in southwestern China urged authorities to arrest his own father on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, four months after his mother died of burn injuries caused by his father. Chen Changyu, 20, took to social media on Thursday calling for Chen Jiwei to be punished, the father who had allegedly abused his mother, Yu Xiuying, for years and allegedly caused her death in July by setting their home in Xuanwei, Yunnan province, on fire in March this year. The son, who was working in another city at the time, called police soon after the...