China 'ejects' US journalist known for reporting on Xinjiang repression

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Foreign correspondents condemn decision to deny visa to Megha Rajagopalan

China has “effectively ejected” an American journalist from the country, a journalists’ association has said, after she won a reputation for hard-hitting reporting on the country’s troubled western Xinjiang region.

Megha Rajagopalan, a correspondent for BuzzFeed, wrote on Twitter that she would be moving on to another beat after the foreign ministry in Beijing “declined to issue a new visa”.

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