The higher-level audio-visual committee confirmed that it had seized the contents of the relevant public channels and was accused of conducting interviews under the coercion of Uyghur children. CGTN has been deprived of the right to branch in the UK.
China’s international television has been deprived of the right to use the antenna in the UK. This is not its initial controversy. The French audio-visual regulator Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) confirmed on Wednesday, April 7 that it had been reported to involve the public channel of China Global Television Network (CGTN), which was accused of conducting interviews under the coercion of Uyghur children.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the NGO safeguards defenders condemned the repression of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang (Northwest China) Autonomous Region and announced that they had submitted two handovers to the CSA on behalf of Mamutjan Abudurehim and Adrian Zenz, responsible for overseeing CGTN in Europe and US television regulatory agency FCC. “CSA confirmed that it has been caught by the safeguards. The investigation is ongoing.”, The designated agency.
“CSA would like to remind its chain of very careful follow-ups that it must comply with its obligations under the 1986 law. If the violation is to be characterized, CSA will intervene.”, Assures the French regulator that it has confirmed that it has the ability to supervise CGTN activities in Europe after it recently revoked the channel’s UK license.
In an interview with the weekly ViewMr. Abudurehim, a Uyghur exiled in Australia, has been in China for many years without contact with his children, and there is no news about his wife’s detention since 2017. He accused CGTN of defaming him, saying that he “abandoned his family and committed human rights violations through interviews with his daughter Muhlise, which he said was carried out under duress.”
CGTN once reported to Muhlise’s family, after she cried out in a CNN report that she was separated from her parents.In counter-reports by Chinese TV, it accused CNN of possessing “disturbed” Muhlise’s family and children were found to have made remarks that contradicted CNN’s report.