The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong deplores the actions of Bangladesh authorities and appeals for Shahidul Alam’s immediate release.
Andy Chan Ho-Tin of the Hong Kong National Party is due to speak at the club on August 14.
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.
As the Human Rights Press Awards have grown, so has the workload and expense.
On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the FCC honours the memory of the 10 journalists who lost their lives in Afghanistan this week.
The FCC would like to express its solidarity with all journalists in Afghanistan who work heroically, risking their lives on a daily basis.
The Human Rights Press Awards are run by the FCC, Amnesty International Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The 23rd annual awards were held on May 16, 2019, in a ceremony at the FCC. See this year’s winners.