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 Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong deplores the actions of Bangladesh authorities and appeals for Shahidul Alam’s immediate release.
Once again, we call on Aung San Suu Kyi and her civilian government to act to defend press freedom as the country undertakes its transition to democracy
This is the second attack against a Hong Kong journalist within a week.
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.