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World University of Minnesota student is jailed in China after tweeting pictures of a cartoon villain seen as derogatory to President Xi Jinping

16:30  23 january  2020
16:30  23 january  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Communist China has arrested and sentenced a University of Minnesota student to six months of prison over tweets that he posted while he was in the United States of communist Axios noted that Luo also allegedly retweeted this tweet featuring Xi as Winnie the Pooh, which is banned in China

of Minnesota student has been jailed in China over social media posts that were considered insulting to the government leaders, including one comparing President Xi Jinping to Axios reported that 20-year-old Luo Daiqing had been arrested based on the review of a Chinese court document.

Xi Jinping wearing a suit and tie: Cartoon villain Lawrence Limburger supposedly resembles President Jinping (pictured)© Provided by Daily Mail Cartoon villain Lawrence Limburger supposedly resembles President Jinping (pictured) Chinese authorities have arrested and sentenced a University of Minnesota student who posted tweets which criticised President Xi Jinping.

Luo Daiging, 20, was first arrested in July in his hometown of Wuhan after he finished his spring semester, according to the New York Post.

He was found guilty of 'creating a negative social impact' after he posted more than 40 tweets 'denigrating a national leader's image and indecent pictures' and has been sentenced to six months in prison.

He is accused of tweeting pictures of a cartoon villain from the TV show Biker Mice from Mars.

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The case of a Chinese student jailed for tweets he sent while studying in America underscores that being Luo Daiqing, who attends the University of Minnesota in the U.S., was sentenced A Twitter account linked to Luo posted photos showing government slogans printed over a cartoon villain who

The student had posted images of a cartoon villain resembling Xi Jinping . The court document says that "in September and October 2018, while he was studying at the University of Minnesota ," Luo "used his Twitter account to post more than 40 comments denigrating a national leader's image and

Lawrence Limburger supposedly resembles President Jinping.

a screenshot of a social media post with text and images of food: Luo Daiging, 20, was found guilty of 'creating a negative social impact' after he posted more than 40 tweets 'denigrating a national leader's image and indecent pictures'© Provided by Daily Mail Luo Daiging, 20, was found guilty of 'creating a negative social impact' after he posted more than 40 tweets 'denigrating a national leader's image and indecent pictures'

Luo was also in trouble after allegedly retweeting images of Winnie the Pooh. Winnie the Pooh has been censored in China ever since people compared the bear to President Jinping.

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A University of Minnesota student has been arrested in China and sentenced to six months in prison for tweets he posted while in the United States, according to a Chinese court document viewed by Axios. Some of the tweets contained images deemed to be unflattering portrayals of a "national leader."

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