‘Active collaborators of the state’: Media outlets culpable in airing of Chinese TV ‘confessions,’ report says

A new report detailing the production of China’s televised “confessions” has pointed the finger at media outlets, accusing them of being active collaborators of the state. Human rights organisation Safeguard Defenders urged countries to take action against the international arms of Chinese state media as a response. Televised confessions are routinely forced and extracted through threats, […]