BBC: BBC China correspondent John Sudworth moves to Taiwan after threats
The BBC's Beijing correspondent John Sudworth has left China and moved to Taiwan following pressure and threats from the Chinese authorities.
Sudworth, who has won awards for his reporting on the treatment of the Uyghur people in the Xinjiang region, left Beijing with his family.
The BBC says it is proud of his reporting and he remains its China correspondent.
China has denounced the BBC's coverage of Xinjiang. Sudworth, who was based in China for nine years, said he moved to Taiwan after it became increasingly difficult to remain in China.
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WNU Editor: I am willing to bet that his friends in the Chinese government told him that he was a target because of his Xinjiang and Covid coverage, and that he better get out of the country ASAP.
BBC correspondent John Sudworth's wife also reports on China for RTE, and she joined her husband to leave the country …. Irish journalist leaves China after rise in surveillance (RTE).
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