HKJA condemns disruption of media report

According to Radio Television Hong Kong, the Xinhua News Agency Hong Kong Branch, located on Queen’s Road East in Wan Chai, had its front door glass damaged, with fragments scattered all over, and the lobby set on fire. The words “驅逐共匪” were written outside the gate of the building.

HKJA condemns any acts of violence or sabotage against the media. Everyone must stop resorting to violence, and the police must expeditiously deal with such violence.

Hong Kong Journalists Association

2 November 2019


Joint statement: News unions and agencies strongly condemn the police for the arbitrary arrests of journalists, urging the chief executive to order police to stop using violence and obstructing reporting
HKJA strongly condemns the police for obstruction of reporting and urges the senior management of the police force to impose restrictions