China arrests six for 'causing negative social impact' online over India border clashes China


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Chinese authorities have arrested at least six people, and is targeting a teenager living overseas, for posting online about Chinese soldiers killed in a border clash last year. Last week the Chinese government bestowed posthumous honours on four soldiers who died after the Galwan valley clash with Indian forces , in the disputed Himalayan border regions. The men were detained under a 2018 law which makes it illegal to defame “heroes and martyrs” in China . An amendment set to take effect this month brings potential penalties of three years in jail. Another man who police said had lived overseas...