Social media giant Facebook has had a rocky history in mainland China. Photo: AFP

Chinese state media hits out at Facebook for ‘suppressing voices of justice’ in Hong Kong

  • People’s Daily says Facebook gave ‘rioters special privileges to disseminate fake news’, while Global Times calls for it to be put on unreliable entity list
  • It comes after social media giant suspended one outlet’s page and the city’s police reporting hotlines on messaging service WhatsApp
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Social media giant Facebook has had a rocky history in mainland China. Photo: AFP
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Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng

Sarah Zheng joined the Post as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and film and media studies. She reports on China's foreign policy.

Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy joined the Post in 2018. She previously wrote about China tech, business and society for SupChina and has a bachelor's in literature from Yale University and a master's from Columbia Journalism School.