MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- In an Aug. 25 story about photojournalist Hok Chun Anthony Kwan being detained in Thailand for possessing body armor, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he is American. He has dual Hong Kong-Canadian citizenship.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Journalist happy he can travel after Thai body armor arrest
Photojournalist relieved at receiving permission to travel after Thai body armor arrest
MINNEAPOLIS -- A photojournalist has been released on bail in Thailand where he was detained for possessing body armor and a helmet.
A license to possess body armor is needed in Thailand where it's considered military equipment. Anthony Kwan, who has dual Hong Kong-Canadian citizenship, was covering the aftermath of the bombing that left 20 dead in Bangkok. He was working for Initium Media Technology.
Kwan was detained at the Thai capital's airport on Aug. 23 before he boarded a flight to Hong Kong. He was freed on bail Monday. Kwan worked on the Minnesota Daily newspaper while he attended the University of Minnesota.