Hong Kong Journalists' Association - updates

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Reporters Without Borders urges Hong Kong to renew journalist's visa

Oct 09, 2018 - 6:38 PM

'Victor Mallet's expulsion, if confirmed, would represent a further step backwards for press freedom, which has already been declining in recent years in Hong Kong,' says Cédric Alviani of Reporters Without Borders

New fears for press freedoms as Hong Kong editor sacked

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Keung Kwok yuen is fired from investigative newspaper Ming Pao – a move his fellow employees condemn as unjust

epa05244793 General view of the business district of Central in Hong Kong, China, 05 April 2016. Hong Kong has been named as one of the top ten countires where intermediaries according to records revealed in the so-called 'Panama Papers'. Millions of leaked documents published on 03 April 2016 suggest that 140 politicians and officials from around the globe, including 72 former and current world leaders, have connections with secret 'offshore' companies to escape tax scrutiny in their countries. The leak involves 11.5 million documents from one of the world's largest offshore law firms, Mossack Fonseca, based in Panama. The investigation dubbed 'The Panama Papers' was undertaken and headed by German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung and Washington-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), with the collaboration of reporters from more than 100 media outlets in 78 countries around the world. EPA/JEROME FAVRE

HK journalists faced 'unprecedented' assaults during protests – watchdog

Jul 12, 2015 - 2:59 PM

Hong Kong Journalists Association: It was a range of assaults from getting hit by water bottles to being punched and kicked Some have got their cameras pushed down and dragged onto the floor

In this file photo, pro-democracy protesters of Hong Kong's civil disobedience 'Umbrella Movement' sing Christmas carols in the street in defiance of the Hong Kong police who claim the protesters are breaking the law by committing 'unlawful assembly', Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China, 24 December 2014. Alex Hofford/EPA

PH bans some foreign journalists over APEC Bali incident

Nov 22, 2014 - 3:06 PM

The journalists are blacklisted on the recommendation of the intelligence services over acts committed against the President during a summit in Bali Indonesia

APEC INCIDENT. A Hong Kong journalist was expelled from the APEC summit in Bali, Indonesia for shouting at Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. In this file photo, Aquino arrives in Bali, Indonesia October 6, 2013. Photo courtesy Malacañang Photo Bureau

Hong Kong press freedom faced 'darkest days' in past year – group

Jul 07, 2014 - 12:34 PM

Concerns over freedoms in the semi autonomous Chinese city have grown this year following several attacks on journalists

RALLY FOR FREEDOM. In this file photo, protesters hold up placards and banners during a 'Protest against Violence' march in Hong Kong, China, 02 March 2014. Jerome Favre/EPA

Hong Kong editor improving as police 'tap informants'

Feb 28, 2014 - 1:36 PM

The daylight attack on Lau has drawn condemnation from the United States the European Union and press groups

ATTACKED. Kevin Lau, former editor of the Ming Pao newspaper, being wheeled in on a stretcher after he was attacked in broad daylight by an unknown number of assailants on Hong Kong island, February 26, 2014. Apple Daily/AFP

Hong Kong ex-editor in press freedom row critical after attack

Feb 26, 2014 - 2:22 PM

UPDATED Critics said the sidelining was politically motivated as the city undergoes a debate over the future of its political system 17 years after the handover from British rule

ATTACKED. Kevin Lau, former editor of the Ming Pao newspaper, being wheeled in on a stretcher after he was attacked in broad daylight by an unknown number of assailants on Hong Kong island, February 26, 2014. Apple Daily/AFP

HK journalists kicked out of APEC for shouting at Aquino

Oct 07, 2013 - 10:50 AM

The Hong Kong Journalists Association says the move is an outright infringement of press freedom that is totally unacceptable

ARRIVAL IN BALI. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III arrives in Bali, Indonesia for the APEC Summit, October 6, 2013. Photo courtesy Malacañang Photo Bureau