Tag Archives: Liaoning
State security told potential interviewees in Dalian not to talk to Rupert Wingfield Hayes of the BBC when he attempted to ask them about their involvement in a Carrefour boycott.
A cameraman for Czech TV says undercover police in Shenyang, Liaoning province, searched his room, seized four videotapes and went through his computer after he conducted interviews with North Korean refugees. Officials at the Chinese Foreign Ministry accused the journalist of funding and planning the storming of “foreign offices” in Beijing, charges he denies. Police [...]
Holly Williams and her crew from Britain’s Sky News were detained twice in two days in January near the North Korean border, where they were doing a story about signs of North Korean poverty which were evident in China. On the first occasion secret police detained the crew then handed them over to local police, [...]
Italian sports journalist Francesco Liello of La Gazetta dello Sport was detained in Anshan, Liaoning Province. He was trying to report on a “collective doping” scandal reported earlier by domestic Chinese media. He was unable to find the new headmaster, whom he wanted to interview, and was detained while photographing an empty running track. Liello, [...]