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Chinese TV pulls Arsenal game coverage after Ozil criticism

One year ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

LONDON - Chinese television pulled coverage of Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City after Mesut Ozil, a forward for the London club, criticized Beijing's brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the country.
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China state TV pulls Arsenal game after Ozil Uighur comments

China state TV pulls Arsenal game after Ozil Uighur comments

One year ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Arsenal's game on CCTV replaced with a pre-recorded match between Tottenham and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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Arsenal-Man City game removed from broadcast schedule by China state TV-report

One year ago   |   By National Post

SHANGHAI - China's state broadcaster CCTV on Sunday removed Arsenal's Premier League game against Manchester City from its broadcast schedule following Mesut Ozil's messages that criticized the country's policy towards its Muslim Uighur minority.
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Chinese TV pulls Arsenal game from air after Mesut Ozil statement about Uighur Muslims

Chinese TV pulls Arsenal game from air after Mesut Ozil statement about Uighur Muslims

One year ago   |   By RT

Chinese state television has decided to cancel its scheduled broadcast of Sunday's English Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City after Mesut Ozil posted about the treatment of Uighur Muslims in the country.
The Chinese Football Association branded Ozil's stance as " unacceptable " and that it " hurt the feelings " of Chinese football fans, after the Arsenal playmaker noted his opposition to the treatment of Uighur Muslims in the north-western region of Xinjiang. Ozil was also critical of Muslims for failing to highlight the issue.
China has vigorously denied any such...
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