The Los Angeles Times says one of its journalists was held for four hours and then sent from Inner Mongolia back to Beijing after reporting on protests against a new school language policy in the autonomous region. Photo: AFPThe Los Angeles Times says one of its journalists was held for four hours and then sent from Inner Mongolia back to Beijing after reporting on protests against a new school language policy in the autonomous region. Photo: AFP
The Los Angeles Times says one of its journalists was held for four hours and then sent from Inner Mongolia back to Beijing after reporting on protests against a new school language policy in the autonomous region. Photo: AFP

US paper says its reporter was interrogated and held by police while covering Inner Mongolia language protests

  • Print reporter ‘grabbed by the throat’, held in cell and denied call to US embassy, says Los Angeles Times
  • Journalists from China, America and Australia have made the news recently amid trade spats and international tensions between their governments

Topic |   China Society
The Los Angeles Times says one of its journalists was held for four hours and then sent from Inner Mongolia back to Beijing after reporting on protests against a new school language policy in the autonomous region. Photo: AFPThe Los Angeles Times says one of its journalists was held for four hours and then sent from Inner Mongolia back to Beijing after reporting on protests against a new school language policy in the autonomous region. Photo: AFP
The Los Angeles Times says one of its journalists was held for four hours and then sent from Inner Mongolia back to Beijing after reporting on protests against a new school language policy in the autonomous region. Photo: AFP
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