BBC journalist leaves China after Beijing criticises Uighurs coverage

BBC journalist leaves China after Beijing criticises Uighurs coverage

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John Sudworth’s relocation to Taiwan comes after Beijing decries corporation’s reporting of alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang

BBC News said on Wednesday that one of its journalists in China had relocated to Taiwan, a move that comes amid Beijing’s criticism of the broadcaster’s reports on alleged human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang region.

BBC News did not specify why John Sudworth had left Beijing. “John’s work has exposed truth the Chinese authorities did not want the world to know,” it said in a statement published on one of its official Twitter accounts.

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