‘Chilling’: Australian press fight with China goes global

European leaders are becoming increasingly concerned about China's crackdown on press freedom after two Australian journalists were forced to leave Beijing, as global outrage over the case grows and business warns of an investment exodus.

After a series of diplomatic discussions with Australia over the past week, European Union member-state leaders may raise the issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a meeting on Monday, sources with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed.

  • Eryk Bagshaw
  • The Age

ABC reporter Bill Birtles and Australian Financial Review reporter…

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