China BANS BBC Transmission World News It has Banned BBC World News of the broadcast of transmission in the country, its television and radio regulator announced on Thursday.

China has criticized the BBC for its reports on the Coronavirus and the persecution of the Uighons of ethnic minorities.

The BBC said it was "disappointed" by the decision.

Follow the license of British Media Regulator Omitch State Broadraster China Global Television Network (CGTN) license to transmit in the United Kingdom.

OFCOM decision earlier this month, it was found after the CGTN license was unfairly carried out by Star China Media Ltd.

CGTN was also found In breach of the British transmission regulations last year, by transmitting the allegedly forced the confession of the citizen of the United Kingdom Peter Humphrey.

In his decision, China's state film, television and radio management said it was found that BBC global news reports on China were found in "seriously violating" transmission guidelines, including "The requirement that news should be truthful and fair" and not "damaging China's national interests."

He said that the application of the BBC to the air for another year would not be accepted.

The BBC said in a statement: 'We were disappointed that Chinese authorities have decided to take this course of action. The BBC is the most reliable international news station in the world and reports on stories around the world fairly, impartially and without fear or favor. "

The BBC World news television channel World BBC commercially funded in English. In China it is largely restricted and appears only in international hotels and some diplomatic compounds, which means that most Chinese can not see it.

British foreign secretary Dominic RAAB called the commotion an "unacceptable reduction of media freedom".

China's decision to ban the BBC Global News in China Continental is a reduction Unacceptable of the freedom of the media. China has some of the most severe restrictions on the media and Internet freedoms around the world, and this last step will only damage China's reputation in the eyes of the world. - Dominic Raab (@Dominic RAAB) February 11, 2021 The BBC is not responsible for the content of the external sites. Original view Tweet on Twitter

The US Department of State condemned the decision, calling it part of a broader campaign to suppress free means in China.

The relations between China and the United Kingdom have seen a serious deterioration in recent months on Hong Kong, where Beijing introduced a new security law controversial after a great pro-democracy movement swept the former colony.

In January, the United Kingdom introduced a new visa that gives the 5.4 million Hong Kong residents the right to live in the United Kingdom and, finally, become citizens because it believes that China It is undermining the rights and freedoms of the territory.

and in the last two years, China has been blocking or systematically prohibiting foreign media, even in effect, expelling journalists from three US newspapers by 2020. The BBC website and its Application is already prohibited in the country.

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