The Chinese Communist Party’s law enforcement body pulled a posting mocking India’s COVID-19 death crisis following fierce backlash online in China, according to a report.
The Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission on Saturday posted on its official Sina Weibo account — the Chinese equivalent of Twitter — sharing side-by-side images of a Chinese missile launch next to cremation fires in India.
It was captioned: “China lighting a fire versus India lighting a fire.”
The image on the account, which has 15 million followers, quickly went viral and prompted howls of outrage from users who were angered by the posting.
The post by The Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission reads “China lighting a fire versus India lighting a fire.”Sina Weibo
“I don’t think it’s proper for social media accounts of certain Chinese official institutions or other influential forces to mock