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Chinese livestreamer arrested for 'disrespecting' iconic Communist scarf

(CNN)A woman in southwest China has been detained by police after she posted a video online showing herself catching fish while wearing a red scarf associated with the Young Pioneers of China, a Communist Party organization. According to the state-run Global Times, the woman, with the surname Tang, had more than 3 million views on videos she posted to her profile on the TikTok-style short video streaming app Kuaishou. In many of her videos posted since 2018, Tang wore a red scarf. In a statement Monday, police said doing so was disrespectful because the scarf "represents a corner of the red flag and symbolizes the revolutionary tradition." "Tang's behavior has seriously defiled patriotic heroes and martyrs, the glory of the Young Pioneers, ...
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