Statements

The Hong Kong Journalist Association (‘ HKJA’) have today filed an application in the High Court to vary the re-amended Injunction Order of 25 October 2019 ( ‘The Doxxing Injunction’)

HKJA seeks amendments to The Doxxing Injunction to protect Hong Kong’s constitutionally protected freedoms of the press and expression. The HKJA seeks to be heard at the scheduled hearing of the ‘The Doxxing Injunction’ on Friday 8th November 2019 and an order that the injunction does not prohibit “any lawful

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Joint statement: News unions and agencies strongly condemn the police for the arbitrary arrests of journalists, urging the chief executive to order police to stop using violence and obstructing reporting

Demonstrations have continued in recent months. The government has repeatedly emphasised that it will not tolerate violence, but on the other hand, it turns a blind eye to the police’s verbal and even physical violence against reporters. Last night (November 3), a correspondent and a student reporter were unreasonably arrested

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HKJA condemns disruption of media report

According to Radio Television Hong Kong, the Xinhua News Agency Hong Kong Branch, located on Queen’s Road East in Wan Chai, had its front door glass damaged, with fragments scattered all over, and the lobby set on fire. The words “驅逐共匪” were written outside the gate of the building. HKJA

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JOINT STATEMENT BY HONG KONG JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION AND HONG KONG PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION:Strongly condemn the police unreasonably arrested reporters and obstructed reporting

Since the social movement in Hong Kong lasted for more than four months, the attitude of frontline police officers towards the media has worsened. Last night (October 27), during the operation in Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui, a number of riot police officers arbitrarily obstructed reporters from reporting and

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Joint statement by journalist unions, groups and academics against any selection of journalists arrangements

Recent press reports said the Government and the Police are conducting studies on the issuing of official press cards and identification items and other methods for the purpose of identifying reporters covering protests. Journalist unions, groups and academics solemnly opposes any official selection of journalists arrangements, which will inevitably undermine

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Joint Statement:Gag Orders on the Press in Hong Kong

We the undersigned express our grave concern about steps taken by prosecutors at recent hearings in magistrates’ courts, to limit reporting of criminal proceedings by the Press. Prosecutors have sought anonymity/gag orders in respect of witnesses who are ordinary police officers. These applications, if granted, would prohibit the publication by

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