Statements

HKJA condemns violence against reporter at airport

Hong Kong Journalist Association expressed regret over two recent cases of mainland journalists being obstructed by protesters as they did their work. The association also condemns acts of violence against journalists. At the weekend, a group of protesters has demanded a reporter from Hong Kong China News Agency to delete

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Joint Statement by Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association: Condemnation of Violent Assaults against Journalists by People Gathering in North Point

On the evening of 11th August, the Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association received several reports of journalists being assaulted. When a crowd was beating a man in black in North Point, a Ming Pao journalist attempted to approach and find out the details, but he

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HKJA condemned the violent destruction of news vehicle

In the early morning of the 5th August, protestors blocked a section of Lung Cheung Road near Wong Tai Sin Centre. A new vehicle from TVB News was blocked and destroyed. According to news reports, the destruction of TVB news vehicle has also occurred in different occasions.   HKJA condemns

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Joint Statement: The Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association strongly condemns the Police for intentionally obstructing reporting and attacking journalists

When a journalist from Commercial Radio Hong Kong was covering the conflict between police and civilians on Sunday evening, the journalist was sprayed in the face with pepper spray by the police, even though he was wearing a reflective vest and a helmet with the word ‘PRESS’ in bold letters.

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HKJA condemns the assaults against Front-line Journalists

Hong Kong Journalists Association has received a report about an attack on TVB journalists while they were covering today’s (14 July) demonstration in Shatin. According to report, a reporter and photographer from TVB News were first insulted and then hit and kicked by the protestors while reporting the protest activities

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