Multiple eyewitness reports and widely circulating video footage show police officers engaging in violent acts against journalists during the protest in Kwai Chung on Tuesday night.
The International Press Institute has issued the following statement expressing its concern over the “failure of the Hong Kong government to publicly condemn and investigate” attacks on journalists during the current series of protests. https:// …
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has published an open letter to Chief Executive Carrie Lam calling on her to take “immediate and proactive action” to protect press freedom in Hong Kong. Here is the full text:
Members of the FCC held banners declaring ‘Yes to press freedom, no to violence against journalists’ as they staged a silent protest outside the club on July 23.
FCC statement condemning violence in Hong Kong including against journalists The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong strongly condemns the latest violence that injured dozens of people, including journalists, and in particular the sickenin …
As this silent protest occurs, the FCC reiterates its call for Hong Kong authorities to allow unfettered press access to those covering the demonstrations.
FCC calls on Hong Kong officials to ensure unfettered press access to those covering demonstrations and to uphold the rights of the media to cover such protests free of violence and intimidation by authorities.