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June 29, 2022
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong is deeply concerned by reports that some media outlets have been restricted from covering official events around the inauguration of Chief Executive-designate John Lee and the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China. At least 10 journalists...
June 17, 2022
The Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong is concerned by reports that some media outlets have been restricted from covering official events around the inauguration of Chief Executive-designate John Lee and the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China. Media reports have stated that...
May 3, 2022
Message from the President on World Press Freedom Day 3 May 2022 As we mark this year’s World Press Freedom Day, we should pause and remember the many journalists and media workers killed so far this year in Ukraine while covering the conflict and in other trouble spots including Afg...
March 22, 2022
The deaths of at least four journalists covering the war in Ukraine as of this writing is a sobering reminder of the dangers all journalists face when covering conflict and trying to provide truthful, independent reporting to the world. Ukrainian photojournalist Yevhenii Sakun was killed in an...
February 10, 2022
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong is concerned about the arrest of Kashmir journalist Fahad Shah under India’s anti-terrorism law. Shah, who is the founding editor of The Kashmir Walla, was awarded the 25th Human Rights Press Awards in 2021 in explanatory feature writing for his coverag...
February 1, 2022
Foreign journalists in China face growing threats of harassment and intimidation, while news organizations there are operating at drastically reduced staffing levels, according to an annual report on working conditions by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China. “As the number of journalists...
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.  ...
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