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.
Thai officials cancel event discussing UN-backed report on alleged war crimes in neighbouring Myanmar.
The verdict has wide-ranging ramifications for journalists in Myanmar at a time when press freedom is under attack across Asia.
Buzzfeed News China bureau chief Megha Rajagopalan was denied a new long-term visa by the Chinese authorities and, as a result, is being forced to take up a new assignment.
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.