Terrified China Warns Hong Kong Media About Covering The "Jasmine Revolution"


Photo: wikimedia commons

China was strongly condemned after multiple reports this past weekend about mistreatment of journalists covering the budding protest movement in the country.Beijing continues to express its fear, as it now lashes out at the Hong Kong press, threatening any media org that covers the revolution:


“Hong Kong media are free to cover the mainland as long as they are in compliance with the country’s ‘basic law,’ but if their attitudes are inclined to overthrow the regime, no country will accept that,” Hao Tiechuan, director general of publicity at the Liaison Office of the Chinese government in Hong Kong, said in an interview with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Tagged In

china home-us