South Korea demands apology from Beijing over attack on journalist

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Photographer was severely beaten by around 15 security guards while covering President Moon’s visit to China, reports say

South Korea is demanding a formal apology from Beijing after a South Korean photojournalist was severely beaten by more than a dozen Chinese guards while attempting to cover a state visit by its president, Moon Jae-in.

Moon’s four-day visit, his first to China since his election in May, was supposed to promote warmer ties between Seoul and Beijing after a long-running feud over Thaad, the controversial US missile defence system introduced to counter attacks from North Korea. On Thursday night Moon, a left-leaning human rights lawyer, is due to meet China’s leader, Xi Jinping.

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