Press Freedom

With the crackdown on press freedom in the UK and the US, is it any wonder that Chinese police feel justified in their actions toward the foreign media attempting to cover daily news during the Olympics?



Guardian photographer Dan Chung stops police from grabbing his camera while attempting to photograph a 'Free Tibet' protest.

Photograph: David Bebber/The Times

2 comments:

Jason Parkinson said...

You may want to check the recent Climate Camp press problems.

http://jasonnparkinson.blogspot.com/2008/08/kent-climate-camp-police-interest-turns.html

And my recent work has made me ask today who is worse, the UK or China>
Regards.

TZ said...

i think the action of the chinese police was considerably mild. You could get killed if you do this to an american cop.