India-China border clash: China-Kalwan incident arrests 6 for ‘misrepresentation’


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Updated: Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 17:34 [IST]

Chinese (foreground) and Indian soldiers (R, background)

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Chinese (foreground) and Indian troopers (R, background)

Chinese police have arrested Qiu, a Chinese blogger who posted feedback about Chinese troopers killed in a conflict between India and China within the Galvan Valley.

The 38-year-old man has been accused of “distorting the truth in a very dirty way” throughout the battle between India and China, Chinese officers mentioned.

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He is certainly one of six Chinese detainees who’ve spoken out in opposition to the Kalwan battle.

It is noteworthy that the battle between India and China in June 2020 got here 45 years later.

In 2018, China launched a brand new regulation that prohibits slander in opposition to China’s heroes and people who died for China.

Only by bringing in an modification to China’s legal regulation will or not it’s attainable to register legal instances in opposition to these concerned in such crimes. The modification is anticipated to take impact subsequent month. According to the China Daily.

Under the regulation, these convicted withstand three years in jail.

If Qi had dedicated the identical crime 10 days later, he would have been the primary offender to be punished underneath the Prohibition of Defamation Act in opposition to Chinese heroes and people who died for China, the China Daily reported.

A 38-year-old Wibo consumer named Qiu was arrested on February 19, based on a report launched by the Nanjing Public Security Bureau.

He is adopted by 2.5 million folks, based on native information experiences. His Weibo account has been disabled for the following one yr and the BBC has not been in a position to confirm it.

A view of the memorial service desk at the home of Xiao Siyuan, one of the four PLA soldiers killed in the last years border clash

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A view of the memorial service desk on the dwelling of Xiao Siyuan, one of many 4 PLA troopers killed within the final years border conflict

China will prosecute its critics on expenses of “fighting and inciting trouble.” It is underneath the identical class that Qi and plenty of others who’ve criticized Chinese navy personnel have been registered.

But Chinese officers didn’t say what the detainees mentioned.

Last week, for the primary time, India and China brazenly admitted that 4 troopers had been killed in a conflict within the Kalwan Valley.

The official Chinese navy newspaper, the PLA Daily, praised the names of the 4 Chinese troopers. China has honored all 4 with awards.

The 3,440-kilometer Line of Actual Control (LOC) between India and China borders the 2 international locations over the previous decade.

Recently each international locations have been engaged in actions to withdraw their facet armies.

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