Ahead of the release of DC’s latest animated film ‘Injustice’, social media websites are awash with a snippet from the movie that depicts Kashmir as a disputed region. The clip that is going viral shows Superman and Wonder Woman destroying all military equipment in Kashmir and declaring it as an “arms free zone”.
While narrating about how Superman and Wonder woman ended conflicts in various regions around the world, the video says, “In disputed Kashmir, Superman and Wonder Woman destroyed every piece of military equipment, declaring it an arm free zone.”
According to South Asian Wire, several social media users took to Twitter and other platforms to highlight how DC had portrayed Kashmir as a contested region and painted India in a bad light.
One Twitter user said the clip from DC’s ‘Injustice’ showed Indian Air Force F/A-18D Hornets armed with AIM-9L Sidewinder InfraRed (IR) Close Combat Missiles (CCMs), being destroyed by well known Justice League icon Superman.
‘Injustice’ is an animated Justice League movie that’s based on the video game of the same name. The story takes place on an alternate Earth in which the Joker has tricked Superman into killing Lois Lane, sending the hero on a rampage. This unnhinged Superman decides to take control of Earth for its own good, leading Batman and his allies to attempt to stop him.