HKJA Condemns Government’s Refusal to Defer National Security Bill Urges Wide-ranging Review of Provisions The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) is deeply disappointed that the government, in refusing to defer the final vote on the National Security (Legislative Provisions) Bill, has refused to listen to the voices of more than
SUBMISSION TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ON THE NATIONAL SECURITY (LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS) BILL INTRODUCTION 1. The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) has expressed the view on previous occasions that it is totally opposed to the enactment of national security laws, given that there is no pressing social need for such laws.
THE DEPARTURE OF THE PROPOSED ARTICLE 23 LEGISLATION FROM THE STANDARDS SET OUT IN THE JOHANNESBURG PRINCIPLES 1. PREAMBLE At a meeting with the Secretary for Security, Ms Regina Ip, this consultant was asked to set out the main areas in which the proposed legislation for a national security law,
Enactment of Article 23: HKJA fears SAR’s media center status, freedoms, could be put at risk The Hong Kong Journalists Association views with regret the decision by the Government of the Hong Kong SAR to publish the consultation paper for the enactment of Basic Law Article 23. The HKJA
THE JOHANNESBURG PRINCIPLES ON NATIONAL SECURITY, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION INTRODUCTION These Principles were adopted on 1 October 1995 by a group of experts in international law, national security, and human rights convened by ARTICLE 19, the International Centre Against Censorship, in collaboration with the Centre for