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Update BBC reporter ‘beaten and kicked by police’ in China protest

BBC reporter ‘beaten and kicked by police’ in China protest

  • BBC spokesperson: ‘The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment of our journalist Ed Lawrence, who was arrested and handcuffed while covering the protests in Shanghai’
  • Chinese authorities justified the arrest as being for Lawrence’s ‘own good,’ so as to prevent him from catching COVID-19 from the crowd
By Arab News ·