Reporter attacked by protesters becomes face of Beijing's anti-protest propaganda

Global Times reporter Fu Guohao had been found by protesters with a T-shirt bearing the words "I love Hong Kong police" in his bag on Aug 13, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
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BEIJING - Even as his hands were being cable-tied behind his head, Global Times reporter Fu Guohao struck a look of defiance.

"I support the Hong Kong police, you can beat me now," said Mr Fu, as an angry mob surrounded and hurled abuse at him.

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