Woman Jailed in Shanghai Over ‘Insult’ to Chinese National Anthem

Authorities in China have jailed a woman for live-streaming a video of herself singing the national anthem in a manner considered disrespectful by the authorities.

Yang Kaili, an independent video creator with more than two million followers from Shanghai, was handed a five-day administrative sentence after streaming the performance on the video-sharing platform Huya.

Yang performed the “March of the Volunteers” clad in reindeer antlers and waving her arms like a conductor, as well as imitating the orchestral introduction to the piece.

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