Epoch Times anti-China coronavirus special edition posted through doors of Liverpool residents

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The Epoch Times

Liverpool residents have today recieved a special edition of the right-wing paper The Epoch Times through their doors, Getintothis’ Lewis Ridley reports.

Many Liverpool residents have been in reciept of a special edition of The Epoch Times, the right-wing newspaper that is an ardent backer of Donald Trump and known to have spread conspiracy theories including anti-vaccination propaganda.

The edition, recieved by L8 residents this week, is a special edition dedicated to slamming the apparent cover-up of the coronavirus in China.

Dated April/May 2020, the newspaper also features articles on “How China’s cover-up led to a global pandemic” and an argument, in line with a previous statement by Trump, that the virus should be named after the governing communist party in China.

The back page of the newspaper also claims that: “Wherever ties to the Chinese Communist Party are close, the CCP virus follows”.

The Epoch Times website is currently includes content criticising the anti-racist Black Lives Matter movement.

The Epoch Times, delivered to Liverpool residents this week

This is why we are saying Black Lives Matter – and why All Lives Matter is fundamentally wrong

The current Editor-in-Chief is Jasper Fakkert, with the publisher named as Stephen Gregory.

The Epoch Times has been publishing in Chinese since May 2000. It is either sold or distributed free-of-charge in 35 countries, including various international regional editions.

The Epoch Times websites are blocked in mainland China, and in 2012 has a circulation of 1,314,375.

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