China deletes social media posts mocking India after backlash


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- A + A (May 2): A social media post by China’s top law enforcement body juxtaposing the country’s successful launch of a module into space with grim cremation pyres in India was deleted, after it sparked online criticism in China. Photos of the Tianhe module launch and its fuel burn-off were compared with what appeared to be a mass outdoor cremation in India, and captioned “China lighting a fire versus India lighting a fire”. The post on Saturday (May 1) by the Communist Party’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission on its official Sina Weibo account was accompanied by...