China expels French reporter in first such case since 2012

December 29, 2015

Beijing refused to renew French reporter Ursula Gauthier's visa after she published an article criticising government policies in Xinjiang, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority and a region which regularly sees violent incidents. (Photo: AFP) 

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There's just too many western journalists who come to China for short periods and think they know what's best for China. They applied their own cultural and ideological standards and expect the natives to comply forthwith.
The standard of reporting really is poor. Sensational, tabloid dross.
She wasn't expelled. Her valid visa was not renewed and as with every country, you cannot legally stay in a foreign country without a valid visa. She would not be expelled if she left the country before the visa expires.