European Union condemns China media ‘harassment’ after BBC journalist leaves country following legal threats

Apr 2, 2021 | INVESTING

The European Union on Friday condemned the “harassment” of foreign journalists in China after a BBC correspondent left the country in the face of legal threats and pressure from authorities.John Sudworth said he had quit China for Taiwan – along with his Irish journalist wife – after a “full-on propaganda attack” from the authorities due to his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses and the coronavirus pandemic.“This is the latest case of foreign correspondents being driven out of China as a…

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