The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, is appalled at the ongoing efforts to intimidate and silence Rappler, a news organisation that has pushed to hold the government accountable despite repeated attacks from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, is deeply concerned over the disappearance of award-winning photojournalist Lu Guang in Xinjiang.
The FCC is now reiterating its demand for an immediate explanation for this aggravated and disproportionate sanction that seems completely unfounded.
The FCC therefore reiterates its call for the Hong Kong government to explain its action, or, in the absence of a reasonable explanation, to reverse its decision.
A petition demanding an explanation from Hong Kong authorities as to why the work visa of FCC Vice President Victor Mallet was not renewed has been created by the Alliance of Hong Kong Media.
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong is deeply concerned over the decision to refuse a visa renewal for vice president Victor Mallet.
Military and government officials in Myanmar have waged a “political campaign” to quash independent journalism.
The Human Rights Press Awards are run by the FCC, Amnesty International Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The 22nd annual awards were held on May 12, 2018, in a ceremony at the FCC. Click here to find out who won.