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ASEAN Kicks the South China Sea Dispute down the Road » Anti-China protesters hold a Vietnamese flag (top) and a Chinese flag with an image of the pirate skull and crossbones (bottom) during a demonstration around Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi July 24, 2011.

Anti-China protesters hold a Vietnamese flag (top) and a Chinese flag with an image of the pirate skull and crossbones (bottom) during a demonstration around Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi July 24, 2011.
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Anti-China protesters hold a Vietnamese flag (top) and a Chinese flag with an image of the pirate skull and crossbones (bottom) during a demonstration around Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi July 24, 2011. The United States called on Saturday on rivals in the disputed South China Sea to back up territorial claims with legal evidence — a challenge to China’s declaration of sovereignty over vast stretches of the region. The words on the Chinese flag read, “Protest against China for stirring anger”. REUTERS/Peter Ng (VIETNAM – Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) NO ONLINE USE. NOT FOR SALE FOR INTERNET DISPLAY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. VIETNAM OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN VIETNAM

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  • Posted by Jorein Versteege

    So far has Vietnamese and Chinese nationalism come. It is like a Egyptian activist with an Egyptian flag, burning a Syrian flag. Both the Egyptian and Syrian flag are almost the same. Both of them are based on the pan-Arabic flag.

    The flag of China and Vietnam are both based on the socialist red flag. To see how nationalist abuse these internationalist flags, makes me hating the ruling ”communist” parties even more. The Chinese Capitalist Party and the Vietnamese Capitalist Party are not communist and should remove the symbols of socialism from their banners.

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