Statements

Joint statement by journalist unions, groups and academics against any selection of journalists arrangements

Recent press reports said the Government and the Police are conducting studies on the issuing of official press cards and identification items and other methods for the purpose of identifying reporters covering protests. Journalist unions, groups and academics solemnly opposes any official selection of journalists arrangements, which will inevitably undermine

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Joint Statement:Gag Orders on the Press in Hong Kong

We the undersigned express our grave concern about steps taken by prosecutors at recent hearings in magistrates’ courts, to limit reporting of criminal proceedings by the Press. Prosecutors have sought anonymity/gag orders in respect of witnesses who are ordinary police officers. These applications, if granted, would prohibit the publication by

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HKJA condemns the destructive behavior against media

HKJA received a report from members at 5 pm today (October 13).  Witnesses saw four to five people wearing black and face masks, allegedly breaking the main entrance to the second phase of Kodak Building in North Point. They threw 4 to 5 petrol bombs and sprayed the words「大公可恥」. Ta

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HKJA condemns fake report about issuing press card

Hot on the heels of a Government announcement of an anti-mask law today (October 4), a fake report claiming the Hong Kong Journalists Association “is racing against time to issue 10,000 press cards” went viral on social media. HKJA strongly condemns those unfounded rumours. HKJA stressed that only full members

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The Hong Kong Journalists Association is deeply saddened and angered by the news of permanent blindness for Indonesian journalist Veby Indah who was wounded by a rubber bullet fired from a police shot gun

The Hong Kong Journalists Association is deeply saddened and angered by the news of permanent blindness for Indonesian journalist Veby Indah who was wounded by a rubber bullet fired from a police shot gun. We call on eye witness to come forward to testify for Ms Indah in the legal

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