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An open letter responding to the Hong Kong Immigration department over the visa status of journalists in Hong Kong

Last month, we wrote to the Hon Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and the Director of Immigration, Erick Tsang Kwok-wai, requesting answers to questions around the expulsion of some U.S. journalists from China and their visa status in Hong Kong, which have serious implications for press freedom in the city. Today, we publish the government’s response and a further letter from the FCC again asking for specific answers to our questions.

Post Date: April 17, 2020

Human Rights Press Awards


The Human Rights Press Awards are run by the FCC, Amnesty International Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The 24th annual awards were announced on May 6, 2020. See the winners here.

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