Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has issued a statement denouncing Beijing’s decision to impose “national security” measures on Hong Kong, saying that it will endanger journalists and press freedom in the special administrative region, which is supposed …
The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association (HKPPA) are “disappointed” with the failure of Commissioner of Police Chris Tang Ping-keung to pledge to stop using violence against journalists covering the protests.
It is feared that the national security law proposed by China will stifle press freedom and cripple independent media in Hong Kong, the International Press Institute said.
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong welcomes the meeting on Thursday between local press associations and representatives of the Hong Kong Police Force, and hopes it improves working conditions on the ground for journalists.
The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) released this statement on May 8.
Read the letter here.
The International Press Institute (IPI) released a statement on April 20, 2020, condemning the arrest of Next Media group founder, Jimmy Lai.