CHINA: Protesters slam McDonald's for appropriating popular cartoon characters
A McDonald's restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui was the centre of attention yesterday as protestors claimed that the burger behemoth has appropriated Hong Kong's favourite cartoon characters. Unionists also gathered to protest at the chain's unpopular labour practices. The chain has incited rage through its use of the well-established (and unrelated) cartoon pigs McMug and McDull for a promotional campaign that involves a giveaway of souvenirs and dolls to Hong Kong children.
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