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China: Kitten mea culpa

After this affair, I have undertaken a deep self-reflection, how I debased myself for a little flyspeck of profit,” wrote Web movie producer Li Yuejun in a Chinese newspaper regarding videos and photos of a woman crushing a kitten and other small animals. “I have hurt far too many people, and have stained what is lofty and holy. I am willing to accept anything the organization or work unit choose to do. I am willing to accept the righteous condemnation of the good-hearted citizens,” says Li, in a translation provided over at Danwei.

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