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Arsenal-Man City game removed from broadcast schedule by China state TV: report

Reuters Sunday, 15 December 2019
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 toward its Muslim Uighur minority.
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China's state broadcaster CCTV removed Arsenal's Premier League game against Manchester City from its broadcast schedule on Sunday after Mesut Ozil's messages that criticized the country's policy towards its Muslim Uighur minority. Libby Hogan reports.

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