South Korea

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People bow as they pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill in Pyongyang on April 15, 2018. Eight South Korean journalists were denied entry visas into North Korea to cover the dismantling of a nuclear test site in North Korea, according to news reports. (AFP/Ed Jones)

Eight South Korean journalists denied entry into North Korea

New York, May 22, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on North Korea to allow journalists access to cover the dismantling of a nuclear test site in the country.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, second left, meet during a bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool/AP)

Guards beat two journalists during South Korean president’s state visit to China

A group of Chinese security guards assaulted two South Korean journalists who were covering South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s visit to a business fair in Beijing, on December 14, 2017, according to news reports.

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