China witholds US press cards as media row deepens
In March Beijing expelled more than a dozen US journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street JournalChina has refused to renew the press cards of several journalists working for US companies, a foreign media coque iphone 8 stussy 703antenpascher6398 association said Monday, as deer camo w9188 coque samsung galaxy s9 Beijing kicks back against the treatment of its reporters in America.
The two superpowers have restricted reporter visas with adidas waffer cake coque 3d iphone x China expelling journalists as tensions over everything from trade and tech, to Hong Kong and the coronavirus, sweep in the media.
China’s foreign ministry was no longer renewing press credentials for US media coque iphone 7 losvick 628antenpascher875 employees in the country, the Foreign Correspondents’ cristiano ronaldo wallpaper coque 3d iphone xs max Club of China (FCCC) said in a statement on Monday.
At least five journalists at four media groups including the Wall Street Journal, CNN and Bloomberg had been denied new press cards, the FCCC said.
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Reporters are instead receiving letters that temporarily allow them to work using their expired press cards.
But the letters “could be revoked at any time, thus putting them at constant threat of expulsion,” the Club said in a statement.
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The press cards “are currently being processed” he insisted, adding their “reporting and life in China will not be affected.”
But he criticised the treatment of Chinese journalists in the US, accusing Donald Trump’s administration of taking them “hostage to pressure China.”
Journalists have been a focus of souring relations coque iphone 7 animaux 628antenpascher168 between the two powers since the start of the year, with Trump’s administration accusing Beijing’s overseas press corps of being propagandists for the Communist Party.
Zhao warned China would take further action if the US did not extend visas for Chinese journalists as soon as possible.
The US embassy in Beijing did not immediately respond to AFP’s request for comment.
In February, China kicked out three journalists from The Wall Street Journal after the newspaper ran an opinion piece on the coronavirus coque iphone 7 cigarette 628antenpascher1577 crisis with a headline that Beijing deemed racist.
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