BBC correspondent detained in North Korea for 'non-objective reporting'

London: BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes has been detained in North Korea and is to be expelled from the country over reporting.

The country's National Peace Committee told a press conference on Monday in Pyongyang that the step was taken against the correspondent for attacking the North Korean system and non-objective reporting during the filming crew's stay.

The correspondent will be banned from entering North Korea again, the committee added.


Published Date: May 09, 2016 11:19 am | Updated Date: May 09, 2016 11:27 am


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