Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian posted a computer-created image of an Australian soldier holding a knife to a child’s throat. This came after the Brereton Report found evidence of 39 murders by members of Australian Defence Force during the War in Afghanistan. In response, The Prime Minister held an emergency press conference asking for an apology.

Further reading:
    1. China: Explaining that tweet
    2. We’ve been trolled – expect more of it, because it worked
    3. Beijing scores a direct hit. Australia loses out to China’s ‘shitpost diplomacy’
    4. The rise of China’s ‘internet celebrity diplomats’