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HKJA concerns ‘white terror’ on press industry

‘852 Post’ announced today that videos published previously are all off the internet following security concerns; ‘Winandmac Media’ also retreated from Hong Kong and cancelling business registration of Hong Kong. HKJA is extremely concerned about deleting reports and commentaries, or even leaving Hong Kong altogether, out of safety reasons, as

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HKJA response to ‘Stand News’ Public Announcement

HKJA takes note that ‘Stand News’ has made arrangements on protecting labor rights. If HKJA members or staff of the relevant organizations need assistance or have any doubts, you are welcome to contact HKJA. Under the National Security Law, another measure tightening press operations show the ever-growing predicament of local

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HKJA response of Apple Daily closure

This afternoon, Apple Daily announced their closure following the last publication on 24th June (tomorrow). HKJA is extremely saddened by the event, and would like to salute fellow colleagues for their perseverance. Apple Daily and Next Digital had been ever-present on not only local news, but also topics concerning lifestyles

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HKJA strongly condemns HKPF for arresting journalists again

After the arrest of several Next Digital senior executives and journalists days earlier by the National Security Department of the Hong Kong Police Force, media sources indicated that Apple Daily’s chief editorial writer Li Ping was arrested as well. HKJA strongly condemns the arrest of media workers, and would like

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HKJA sternly clarify Ta Kung Pao articles

Ta Kung Pao published an article on their page A14, titled as ‘Paying Students to Protest with Money, wicked U.S and U.K disrupted Hong Kong’. The article said that ‘NED kept close contact with the likes of Hong Kong Journalists Association, Civic Party, Labour Party and Democratic Party through branches

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Violence against Epoch Times is assault on the Press

According to Epoch Times, a female reporter of their newspaper was attacked with a baseball bat near her home today (11/5) and was injured.  HKJA expresses anger over the incident, strongly condemns the violence against the media, and urges the police to seriously investigate and follow up, to bring the

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