The FCC is now reiterating its demand for an immediate explanation for this aggravated and disproportionate sanction that seems completely unfounded.
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.
The Human Rights Press Awards are run by the FCC, Amnesty International Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The 24th annual awards will be held on May 6, 2020, in a ceremony at the FCC. See last year’s winners.