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As an anti-racism protests sweep across the US, Beijing has taken up, to beat you back to Washington for support in the past year, Hong Kong 's pro-democracy demonstrations.
Chinese state media have given extensive coverage to the protests, with the chaotic scenes, and the alleged brutality of the police, say In America , that China enjoys greater social stability.
Speak to an international audience that Chinese diplomats are trying to portray Beijing as a responsible world leader, to stand in solidarity with other countries, to condemn the racial inequality and injustice in the United States .'A beautiful sight'
China's state news Agency Xinhua described the US-unrest as a "Pelosi beautiful Landscape " - a reference to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi 's comment Last Summer that the Hong Kong -be protests, "a beautiful sight".
Beijing has long as American politicians, including Mrs Pelosi condemned the "glorification of violence" from the Hong Kong demonstrators are categorized by China as "rioters signs of terrorism".
protests have paralysed Hong Kong for most of the Last Year , to impose and Beijing to a new National Security law in the area in may, just Two Weeks before The Anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square .
Aynne Kokas, senior faculty fellow at the University of Virginia's Miller Center for Public Affairs, says that both the US and China vying with a high degree of internal instability, triggered by the global Corona-Virus-pandemic and political events.tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong in January Hong Kong -leader Carrie Lam
the allegations of excessive use of police during The American protests have been under the spotlight by the Chinese state-run media, to delegitimize Washington's position on the respect of freedom and democracy.
In one example, state-owned broadcaster China Central Television reported on American journalist pepper sprayed and a freelance photographer partially blinded by a rubber bullet, while the coverage of the protests.More from Zhaoyin
Georgia State University Global Communication Assistant Professor Maria Repnikova says that the extent and intensity of the Chinese state media to the US-is protests unprecedented.
"It's not powerful, because they make it," Prof Repnikova says, but she points out that the Chinese state media have hand-picked the peaceful images of Hong Kong police and the violent from the USA.journalists from all over the United States were attacked by the police during protests
China has been heavily criticized for cracking down on freedom of the press, which is rarely mentioned by the government and The State media.
On Weibo, many see America's freedom and democracy is in danger, as the police Tear Gas fired on peaceful demonstrators and the military used the protests to suppress.
Ms Kokas says: "the Chinese state media have to craft a narrative, you can just talk about The Objective events that happened in Washington Dc , which undermines the very principle of freedom of speech and freedom of Assembly. "
The have always seized bluntly to the Chinese diplomats, a chance to spotlight, the failure of US, the ECB, and to promote, Beijing more responsible global leader.
Ms Kokas describes this as a continuation of the country's propaganda strategy on the Covid-19-pandemic - if America goes down, China is here to help.
The Chinese foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying tweeted "I can't breathe", with a screencap from the U.S. department of state spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus earlier criticism of Beijing's handling of Hong Kong .
But another Hua, the messages condemn anti-black racism has backfired on Twitter, as they contain "all lives matter" - a term often used to undermine the "black lives matter" movement.
Meanwhile, there are reports that the African inhabitants of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou have been discriminated against and forced into quarantine, while the Corona-Virus-pandemic.
Beijing has not officially apologized for any improper handling, just stating that there are some "misunderstandings".
China is also accused of the arrest of hundreds of thousands of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in the high-security prison camps in the far Western region of Xinjiang.Anti-American sentiment on The Rise
A user writes: "The U.S. government was inflaming violence around The World , now the Americans have finally woke up. The US government deserves it!"
thousands of Weibo comments, describing the U.S.-protests as "karma" for Washington.
some Chinese, However, seem to be really sad about The Situation .
"is The trampling on Human Rights ! Democracy in the United States came to an end in this very moment," a Weibo user commented under a video with the Cnn Reporter , arrested, receiving thousands of likes.
Many on Weibo also VoIP support for the civil rights movement. "Not much has changed after generations of fighting. I hope that time will bring better results," a comment reads.
Some Chinese reflect on the weaknesses of the country.
A Weibo user writes about his "jealous of the freedom of expression" in the United States , as anti-government protests are often cracked violently down in China.
Some posts are calling for The State media to cover China's domestic police, violence, and injustice with the same level of commitment.
But the liberal voices are often met with harsh criticism.
The State is affiliated with, nor liberal attitude of the newspaper Beijing News published a commentary, the for compassion and respect for The American people, but it was quickly slammed as a "pro-America" attitude, and received tens of thousands of negative comments on Weibo.
Prof Repnikova says that the relatively liberal views are marginalized, and perhaps even more, on Chinese Social Media , such as cyber-nationalism, a combination of bottom-up feelings, and top-down propaganda tactics will always be more dominant on the sides.
"The more aggressive, nationalist and vocal voices to take over the space," she says.
Additional reporting by Yitsing Wang