Tangshan, China, stripped of its honorary civilized status after recent abuse by a group of men beating four women . The assault on the women has sparked public outrage, with some calling for revenge .
Beijing (China), June 24: Tangshan, the Chinese city, has been stripped of its honorary civilized status after recent abuse by a group of men beating four women outside a restaurant.The assault on the women has sparked public outrage, with some calling for revenge.On June 10, footage from the barbecue restaurants cameras showed a man slapping and pulling a woman to the street by her hair after she seemed to reject his advances.Officials said two of the women are still in the ICU, while others are being held in connection with the assault.On CCTV, the brutal assault, which has been chastised, was caught.This has also reignited a national debate on abuse against women in China.On Weibo, a social media group that deals with assaults on women in the northern Hebei province of China city Tangshan, a hashtag was emerging.The hashtag indicated the occurrence. Hundreds of millions of viewers have seen the video.Since videos of the attack were shared online, hundreds of thousands of people posted a response.It is important to note that many of these online voices were calling for revenge for the victims and taking steps against the perpetrators.According to the offices official website, the city was removed from the nation's honorary list of civilized cities on Wednesday.The National civilized cities are chosen based on eight criteria, including a stable and stable social climate. The committee's decision is the latest in a line of official responses to the assault and the outpouring of outrage it has generated online.Following the assault, the Hebei provincial security authority announced a disciplinary investigation and probe into the Tangshan police bureaus' reaction to the incident on Tuesday.