DC Comics has deleted a social media post featuring its latest Batman comic Dark Knight: The Golden Child after internet users in China drew a connection between the image and the protests in Hong Kong. Photo: Facebook

Batman poster lands DC Comics in Hong Kong protest controversy

  • Social media post pulled without explanation after mainland China internet users accuse publisher of supporting protesters
  • Deletion stirs backlash with fans accusing DC of bowing to pressure
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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DC Comics has deleted a social media post featuring its latest Batman comic Dark Knight: The Golden Child after internet users in China drew a connection between the image and the protests in Hong Kong. Photo: Facebook
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There have been hundreds of complaints made against officers during the Hong Kong protests, all of which are still being processed, the city’s security chief says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong police receive 1,200 complaints over handling of anti-government protests

  • Officers face barrage of allegations during increasingly violent unrest, no one has been disciplined so far
  • Security chief reveals scale of protest response to lawmakers, with 10,000 tear gas rounds fired and more than 5,800 arrests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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There have been hundreds of complaints made against officers during the Hong Kong protests, all of which are still being processed, the city’s security chief says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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