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Hong Kong Journalists in Wukan Claim Chinese Police Beat, Detained Them

Journalists from Hong Kong said they were beaten and detained by Chinese police while attempting to cover the violent crackdown on protesters in the small fishing village of Wukan. The South China Morning Post and Ming Pao, a liberal Hong Kong newspaper, both reported that employees of the newspapers were assaulted and subsequently detained Wednesday night while attempting to interview villagers about the protest. The reporters were inside a villager’s house when police kicked in the...

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