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HKJA slams RTHK for its unfair treatment of Nabela Qoser

Last year, Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) relaunched with no ground an investigation into complaints against Assistant Programme Officer Nabela Qoser. Her probation period was extended by 120 days for the fresh probe. Media reports said Qoser is now given seven days by RTHK to decide whether she will accept

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HKJA and HKPPA strongly condemn the suspected police officers for obstructing media interviews and request the police to seriously investigate and follow up

A police senior inspector was escorted by several people who were suspected to be police officers after he attended the District Court today (19/1) when he encountered the press. The suspected police officers obstructed the press and claimed “we will arrest you all if you take photos”. We strongly condemn

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HKJA decided not to appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of its legal challenge over the police’s behaviour towards reporters at protests

In mid-2019, the anti-amendment campaign started. Conflicts of different scales continued to erupt in various districts between protestors, citizens and the police. Intensity of the conflicts continued to escalate and attracted international attention. Media workers are at the forefront, reporting the truth, with only one purpose: to make a comprehensive

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HKJA extremely concerned over the delivery of court order by the Police National Security Office to request 4 media organisations to provide materials

The National Security Department of the police served a court order to four media organizations, requesting them to provide information within a time limit. HKJA expressed extreme concern about the incident. Although the Police emphasized that they are not requesting journalistic materials from media organizations, the materials requested involve media

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Joint-statement: Hong Kong press unions and associations sternly oppose the police’s unilateral revision of its definition of media representatives under the Police General Orders

The Hong Kong police today wrote to four media associations, announcing that it will revise the definition of media representatives under its Police General Orders. Under the amendment, media workers holding the Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association press passes are no longer recognised as media

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