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Global Times: man held by HK protesters was their reporter

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Global Times: man held by HK protesters was their reporter

A reporter from China's Global Times was seized by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday (August 13) but was rescued by police, the newspaper's editor in chief said.

Rough cut, no reporter narration.

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Global Times: man held by HK protesters was their reporter

(EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS ROUGH CUT UPDATES FROM AN EARLIER ROUGH CUT, 2466-HONGKONG-PROTEESTS/AIRPORT-DETAINED-MAN WITH NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE IDENTITY OF THE MAN HELD BY PROTESTERS) Medics fought their way through a crowd of journalists and protesters at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday (August 13) to remove a man who demonstrators say is undercover police but is claimed by Globe Times as its reporter.

Global Times is a tabloid published by the Ruling Communist Party's People's Daily.

In an earlier tweet, Editor-in-Chief Hu Xijin had attached a video and said that Fu was tied up by demonstrators.

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