‘This is a Public Space. I’m Allowed to Report’

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By Merrill Knox Comments

Chinese police physically removed CNN International correspondent David McKenzie and his crew from reporting outside a courthouse in Beijing.

McKenzie, who was covering the trial of an activist, said repeatedly that he was allowed to report in a public space. As the confrontation escalated, police took away the crew’s phones and IDs, broke the camera and physically removed the crew from the area, driving them several blocks away. Watch: