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Reports: Man at the Center of the Racism for Sale Controversy Arrested in Zambia

Lu Ke, the Chinese national alleged to have filmed exploitative videos of African children in Malawi as documented in the BBC Africa investigative report Racism for Sale.

According to Chinese news reports, the Chinese national at the center of a brewing controversy over the exploitation of young children in Malawi in the production of viral videos for the Chinese market has been arrested in Zambia.

Lu Ke was featured in the recent BBC Africa documentary Racism for Sale about the sale of so-called “greeting” or “blessing” videos where Africans hold up signs or say things in Chinese that are often demeaning.

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