Image source, Image caption, Lamu had hundreds of thousands of followers on TikTok in China
A Chinese court sentenced a man to death for the murder of his ex-wife by watering him gasoline and setting it on fire as it was broadcast live.
The case sparked outrage across the country and sparked renewed debate on violence against women.
Tang Lu's crime was "extremely bluntl and the social impact was extremely bad, "the court statement said.
Lamu, a Tibetan, had hundreds of thousands of followers on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok .
The mother-of-two was known for her upbeat articles on rural life and was praised for not using makeup in her videos, which had millions of likes.
Her videos showed her foraging for food in the mountains, cooking and acting out songs wearing traditional Tibetan clothing.
She suffered red burns on 90% of her body and died two weeks later.
The court in Aba prefecture, a remote rural area in southwestern Sichuan province where large numbers of ethnic Tibetans live.es, said Tang deserved "severe punishment " according to the law.
After his death, tens of thousands of his subscribers have left messages on his Douyin page, while millions of US members of the Weibo microblogging platform called for justice using hashtags which were later censored.
China criminalized domestic violence in 2016, but it remains widespread, especially ins rural areas.
About a quarter of married women in China have experienced domestic violence, according to a 2013 study by the China Women's Federation.
Some activists fear that a mandatory 30-day "cooling off" period recently introduced for couples who wish