“Heywood became drunk and fell in the hotel bathroom,” the Xinhua report claimed.
Chan was not among the Chinese authors whose opinion on the lunar landing Xinhua reporters sought.
The Xinhua News Agency and pro-Beijing groups in Hong Kong say that PopVote is illegal and invalid.
The state-run Xinhua summed it up this way: Her "crime is clear, and the evidence is irrefutable and substantial."
It was not clear from the Xinhua statement, however, when exactly Gu and Zhang had been charged.
Xinhua said the man did not act under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Even state-run media organs such as Xinhua News agency have advocated some sort of change.