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China Says Australian TV Anchor Probed Over Security Violations

  • Australian Cheng Lei was detained last month in Beijing
  • Two other Australian journalists fled China after standoff
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China: Australian TV Anchor Probed for Security Violations
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China confirmed that an Australian television anchor was being held over suspected state security violations hours after the last two correspondents from the country’s media outlets fled, highlighting the mounting political pressures on Beijing’s foreign press corps.