China Expels French Reporter Who Questioned Terrorism

December 26, 2015 11:46 AM

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China Expels French Reporter Who Questioned Terrorism

Beijing: China said today that it will not renew press credentials for a French journalist, effectively expelling her following a harsh media campaign against her for questioning the official line equating ethnic violence in China's western Muslim region with global terrorism.

Expecting the move, Ursula Gauthier, a longtime journalist for the French news magazine L'Obs, said late Friday night that she was prepared to leave China.

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