China is a country known for many reasons, and one of them being censorship. The new Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Trailer is out and China has banned it for its citizens. This has to do with China’s connection with the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. Here’s what you need to know.
Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War is said to be based on real-life events. The trailer showcases footage from real-life documentaries. There’s footage that shows the shocking protests in Tiananmen Square. Check the original trailer –
China banned the trailer for that particular part. The publishers have, however, put out an edited version of the trailer in China. Here’s the edited trailer –
This edited trailer is currently circulating on the Chinese internet landscape. VICE has reported that, according to an informer, “The government is definitely cautious about the short clip because it reminds people about the atrocities that took place in Tiananmen Square. It tries to erase it but what happened in Tiananmen Square isn’t forgettable.”
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