- Meanwhile in Beijing…
- Sjoerd den Daas, a correspondent for Dutch public outlet NOS, was physically removed by Chinese authorities during a live broadcast from the Beijing Olympics on Friday.
- “Our correspondent @sjoerddendaas was pulled away from the camera by security guards at 12:00 pm live in the NOS Journaal. Unfortunately, this is increasingly becoming a daily reality for journalists in China. He is fine and was able to finish his story a few minutes later,” NOS tweeted.
- Some speculated NOS may not have shown their official permit on that square to be allowed to film there.
- Instead of just asking the film crew to show their permit, Chinese officials flex their power and physically assaulted the reporter.
Continue Reading: Winter Olympics: Dutch Reporter Physically Removed by Chinese Authorities During Live Broadcast (VIDEO)