We call on the authorities to reverse the decision and allow Rappler and other media outlets to operate freely and safely.
We call on Aung San Suu Kyi and her civilian government to act to defend press freedom which is under serious assault as the country undertakes its transition to democracy.
Categories for the Human Rights Press Awards, now in their 22nd year, include Spot News; Features; Multimedia; Television/Video; Radio and Photography.
Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, two Myanmar journalists with the Reuters news agency, were arrested and charged under a section of the Official Secrets Act on Wednesday.
The BBC, the Financial Times, the Economist, the New York Times and the Guardian were all denied access to the unveiling of the new Politburo Standing Committee.
Here are the latest reports of harassment against journalists covering events in China, courtesy of our colleagues at the FCC China.
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, supports the Hong Kong Journalists Association as it calls for the police to thoroughly investigate threatening letters sent to Hong Kong Free Press staff and their family members.
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.