“Our correspondent was pulled away from the camera by security guards at 12:00 pm. We live in NOS Journal,” the Dutch station NOS Journal tweeted with a video on Friday. “Unfortunately, this is becoming an increasingly common reality for Chinese journalists. He was fine and was able to finish his story in a few minutes.”
In the video, reporter Sjoerd den Daas can be seen being kicked out of the camera by Chinese authorities as he tries to continue reporting from Beijing.
Observers suspected that the “public security volunteers” who were seen pushing the reporters away were angry that he was shooting in a place where he wouldn’t take pictures. According to the Daily Mail..
Twitter users quickly criticized the Chinese government and called on the United States to boycott the game over numerous human rights issues in communist countries.
“Day 1 of the Winter Olympics and the Chinese Communist Party are already physically pulling the Dutch Reporter Republican lawmaker Dan Crenshaw tweeted, “Where are the awakened Chinese apologies for the NBA, Nike, and Hollywood?”
“It started with Chinese security forces pulling reporters away from live shots,” tweeted former New York Police Department detective Rob O’Donnell. “Why are Americans obedient to this? Boycott the Olympics!”
As Beijing Olympics Kick-off, the game may shed fresh light on Chinese Communist Party administration Infringement of human rights at home and infringement of international law and freedom abroad. Critics have warned of the dangers of off-hooking the administration.
Top Republicans in the House of Representatives not only keep Americans on the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), but also Safe athlete While competing in the Winter Olympics, but properly Inform They warn of China’s human rights abuses that the game poses an “unprecedented threat to American values.”
The United States sent players to the match, but announced a diplomatic boycott. This means that we did not dispatch US officials.
In December, White House spokesman Jen Psaki said, “Given China’s ongoing slaughter, crimes against humanity and other human rights violations, the Byden administration will be diplomatically or officially at the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. I will not send a representative of. “
Adam Shaw of Fox News contributed to this report