The meme was posted on social media where it was seen by members of a chat group. Photo: SCMP artwork
The meme was posted on social media where it was seen by members of a chat group. Photo: SCMP artwork

Coronavirus: man detained after posting meme of dog wearing police hat to protest against Covid-19 restrictions

  • The man was informed on by another local who saw the meme, whistleblowing is common in China
  • The crime of ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’ is broad and vaguely defined and is often used to stifle dissent

Topic |   China society
The meme was posted on social media where it was seen by members of a chat group. Photo: SCMP artwork
The meme was posted on social media where it was seen by members of a chat group. Photo: SCMP artwork
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