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December 30, 2021
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following response to the FCC's statement on the raid of Stand News: The spokesperson of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the HKSAR strongly disapproved and firmly rejected misleading comments of a spokespe...
December 29, 2021
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong is deeply concerned over the arrests of six journalists and individuals associated with Stand News, including former directors. More than 200 officers raided the newsroom of the online news outlet on Wednesday morning. The FCC notes that Ronson Chan,...
December 10, 2021
The number of journalists around the world imprisoned because of their work hit a new high this year, according to a report published Thursday by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The CPJ’s report put the number of jailed reporters at 293, up from a revised total of 280 in 2020. The ...
December 7, 2021
The Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong notes with concern that it has been one year since Haze Fan, a Chinese employee of Bloomberg News, was detained in Beijing on suspicion of national security law violations. To date, no information has been released about Fan's whereabouts or her case.  ...
November 14, 2021
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, is deeply concerned that another journalist, Sue-Lin Wong of The Economist, has been denied an employment visa in Hong Kong. This follows the denial of visas for Victor Mallet of the Financial Times in 2018, Chris Buckley of the New York Times, and ...
November 12, 2021
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong is alarmed and deeply disturbed by the harsh sentence handed down today in Myanmar to American journalist Danny Fenster. Fenster, who at the time of his arrest in May was the managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, was convicted by a court in Yangon on thr...
November 6, 2021
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin responded to a question concerning the FCC's Press Freedom Survey during the ministry's daily press briefing on Friday. In his comments, Mr. Wang offered details about the number of overseas employees holding work visas at foreign media outlets in Ho...
November 5, 2021
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Responds to FCC Press Freedom Survey The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the HKSAR issued the following response to the FCC’s Press Freedom Survey. (Full text below in English and Chinese ) English: http://www.fmcoprc.gov.hk...
November 5, 2021
In an effort to gauge the confidence of our members in the media environment in Hong Kong since the introduction of the National Security Law, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) has conducted a survey of correspondent and journalist members on a wide range of issues related to press freedom. ...
October 8, 2021
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong congratulates journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for winning the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded ”for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace." The FCC applauds the Nobel Commi...
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