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China celebrity crackdown: abrupt cancellation of famous singer’s concert over previous drug use prompts redemption questions

The decision by the Chengdu local government to cancel a performance by a famous Chinese folk singer over past drug use has sparked debate about second chances in society.Song Dongye, who was detained briefly in 2016 for using drugs, criticised the government of Chengdu, the capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan, and argued he had already been punished for his past crime.“I cannot understand. I am confused. I cannot tell good from evil. I violated the law, but I have been punished!…


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