Statements

HKJA condemns police obstruction of reporters’ work

On the morning of 27 June, several journalists were treated roughly by police outside the Hong Kong Police Headquarters when the journalists were trying to conduct an interview with Chief Superintendent Rupert Dover. The Hong Kong Journalists Association condemns such rude behavior that obstructed journalists’ work. Chief Superintendent Rupert Dover is understood to have led the police operation

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HKJA Statement Regarding the Obstructions of Reporting

A cameraman from TVB News was surrounded, pushed, insulted and driven away by a group of people outside the Justice Place today (27 June). His face and eyes were even being shot by flashlights at a short range. Besides this incident, several similar cases also occurred in some protests and

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HKJA strongly condemns the Government for its refusal to withdraw the extradition bill which has triggered off clashes between police and citizens, leading to injuries

The Hong Kong Journalists Association strongly condemns the Government for disregarding public opinion and refusing to withdraw the extradition bill. The Government’s decision to press on with the extradition bill has led to confrontation between police and protesters, resulting in clashes and injuries to civilians and police officers. Among them

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The Hong Kong Journalists Association called on Chief Executive Carrie Lam to intervene immediately to stop the police from harassing journalists reporting on the massive demonstration against the Fugitive Transfer Bill

The Hong Kong Journalists Association called on Chief Executive Carrie Lam to intervene immediately to stop the police from harassing journalists reporting on the massive demonstration against the Fugitive Transfer Bill The union has received more than 15 complaints from journalists on the following trampling of reporters’ right: Accusing journalists

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