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A man in China has been arrested after he threatened to burn the national flag on social media while wearing a Houston Rockets jersey, according to reports. 

Howard Wang, 25, was taken into custody Tuesday and is accused of publishing “insults directed against the national flag” on Weibo, which is China’s version of Twitter, on Sunday, according to CNN, . The arrest comes amid a week of , due to a tweet from Rockets general manager for human rights protests in Hong Kong, which are considered anti-government. (Morey later deleted the tweet and offered

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