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BBC says Chinese police assaulted journalist covering protest

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The BBC says one of its journalists was "beaten and kicked by police" after covering protests against COVID lockdowns in Shanghai. The corporation said Ed Lawrence was working as an "accredited journalist" when he was "attacked, arrested and handcuffed".
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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BBC says Chinese police assaulted and detained its reporter at Shanghai protest

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