Statements

HKJA’s response to Li Zhanshu, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress regarding the description content of Hong Kong National Security Law bill

The Standing Committee of National People’s Congress (the Standing Committee, thereafter) held a meeting to deliberate the draft of Hong Kong National Security Law. Hong Kong Journalists Association sent a submission paper to the Standing Committee earlier on to express our concern on the threats to the personal safety of

Read More

Hong Kong Journalists Association expresses concern over a reporter's photo that was posted on social media, allegedly to intimidate and suppress press freedom

Apple Daily reported that, after the newspaper published the article about assistant police commissioner Rupert Dover and his wife suspected of renting out a house illegally, the profile picture of a Facebook account purported to belong to Dover’s wife was switched to the person in charge of the report of

Read More

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’

Read More

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

Read More