Statements

Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association express solemn concern and condemnation over police’s arbitrary arrests of reporters Demand public account for the arrests

In a statement issued today (28 April), Next Magazine condemns police officers for arbitrary arrests and detention of the magazine’s reporters in public space. Next Magazine severely denounces the police’s abuse of public authority and intimidation against journalists during officers’ attempt to obstruct investigation and exposure of top police officers’

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HKJA deeply regrets remarks by Edward Yau accusing RTHK of breaching the “One China Principle”

Mr. Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development criticized “The Pulse”, an English news program of Radio Television Hong Kong, saying that the expression in interviewing officials of the World Health Organization violated the one-China principle and the “Charter of Radio Television Hong Kong “. HKJA deeply regrets Yau ’s remarks, which are equivalent to

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Beijing ban on American journalists regretful

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced a set of restrictive measures on American journalists based in mainland China. Reporters from three media organisations were ordered to return their press cards to the mainland authorities within 10 days. They are not allowed to work as journalists in mainland, Hong Kong

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An open letter to Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor

Dear Mrs Lam,   Over the past nine months, countless reporters had been humiliated and injured by police officers during their reporting of the clashes between the police and protesters. Most of those who acted violently towards reporters were frontline police officers. For that, we have issued countless statements, made

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Stop hostilities towards reporters – An open letter by the Hong Kong Journalists Association to Commissioner for Police, Chris Tang Ping-keung

Since June, clashes between police and protesters over the now-withdrawn extradition bill have escalated. Frontline reporters have been facing obstruction and interference by the police in their reporting work. The use of force, violence, verbal abuses and humiliation by police turned from bad to worse. We have issued numerous public

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Hong Kong Journalists Association strongly condemns the police for obstructing reporters’ reporting and filming, damaging freedom of the press

Protesters gathered outside Prince Edward MTR station last night (February 29), where they believe police killed demonstrators during a clearance operation on August 31, resulting in a police-civilian conflict. During the dispersal of the protesters, the police once again treated the media roughly. They used swear words and drove out

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