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Attack on BBC Crew Reflects Threat to Foreign Journalists in China

NEW YORK—The assault and coerced confession of a BBC camera crew in rural China, just days before China’s National People’s Congress, is a violation of clearly established rules allowing journalists to travel and report freely in the country and an effort to suppress coverage of sensitive subjects, PEN America said in a statement today. Continue reading

BBC journalist questioned by US border agents, devices searched

New York, February 1, 2017–Customs and Border Protection officers should respect the rights of journalists to protect confidential information when subjecting international reporters to screening on their arrival to the U.S., the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Continue reading

China blocks BBC website as Hong Kong tensions rise

theguardian.com, Thursday 16 October 2014 04.37 EDT

Corporation condemns ‘deliberate censorship’ as Chinese official claims foreign media are not reporting protests objectively

China has blocked the BBC website as protests in Hong Kong continue

China has blocked the BBC website as protests in Hong Kong continue. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images Continue reading