About 

    Ben Westcott is a Digital News Producer based in Hong Kong, who joined CNN in 2016. He writes about human rights, Australia and China, including ongoing tensions in the South China Sea.

    Originally from Australia, Ben worked as a journalist across Melbourne and Canberra before moving to Hong Kong. During his career, he's written for a variety of media groups including the South China Morning Post, The Canberra Times, The Australian and Jakarta's KBR68H radio station.

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