By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

China prohibits BBC World News from broadcasting

The Chinese National Radio and Television Administration has prohibited BBC World News from broadcasting in China, and has declined its application to renew its annual licence. The Notice says that BBC World News China-related reports were found to “seriously violate” broadcast requirements, which stipulate that “the news should be truthful and fair”, and not “harm China’s national interests” or undermine …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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