Misbehaving CCTV journalist charged with assault

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China’s central state broadcaster CCTV aka CGTN has an employee in London named Kǒng Línlín 孔琳琳, who has been in the news for screaming and slapping a delegate at a British Conservative Party event. Today, Hong Kong Free Press reports that Kong has been charged with assault by British police:

West Midlands Police confirmed to HKFP that Kong, aged 48 from Kings Cross, London had been charged and will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on November 7.