Alibaba Fires Female Employee Who Accused Then-Supervisor of Sexual Assault – The Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG— Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has fired a female employee who accused her then-supervisor of molestation and rape during a business trip earlier this year, according to the woman and her lawyer, refocusing attention on a sexual-assault case that sent ripples through China’s tech sector.

The woman, identified in public only by her surname Zhou, was sent a dismissal notice on Nov. 25 for allegedly spreading false information and damaging the company, according to a copy of the notice reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

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