The online spat came at a time of heightened tensions between China and Japan. Photo: Shutterstock Images The online spat came at a time of heightened tensions between China and Japan. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The online spat came at a time of heightened tensions between China and Japan. Photo: Shutterstock Images

Chinese embassy in Tokyo deletes anti-Semitic, anti-US tweet after backlash from Japanese Twitter users

  • The image that portrayed the US as the Grim Reaper with a Star of David on his scythe suggested US efforts to spread democracy brought death to Muslim countries
  • Japanese internet users responded by posting the famous Tiananmen Tank Man photo or adapted the image to criticise the Chinese government’s policies

Topic |   China-Japan relations
The online spat came at a time of heightened tensions between China and Japan. Photo: Shutterstock Images The online spat came at a time of heightened tensions between China and Japan. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The online spat came at a time of heightened tensions between China and Japan. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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