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 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.
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.