Hong Kong police hit journalists covering protests with tear gas and pepper spray
September 9, 2019 10:40 AM ET
Taipei, September 9, 2019 -- Hong Kong police must cease their unprovoked use of tear gas and pepper spray against journalists covering protests in the city, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
China refuses to renew Wall Street Journal reporter’s visa
August 30, 2019 12:05 PM ET
Taipei, August 30, 2019 -- Chinese immigration authorities should immediately reverse their decision to refuse the visa renewal of Wall Street Journal reporter Chun Han Wong and allow foreign and domestic journalists to work without interference, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
Hong Kong protesters assault journalist from China’s Global Times
August 14, 2019 12:12 PM ET
Taipei, August 14, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern over an assault on a Chinese reporter covering pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday....
CPJ calls on authorities in Shenzhen, China to release labor journalists
August 9, 2019 1:57 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists writes to authorities in Shenzhen, China, calling on them to release Yang Zhengjun, Wei Zhili, and Ke Chengbing--editors for the labor news outlet ILabour.net--and cease all legal proceedings against them.
Video journalist injured by tear gas canister at Hong Kong protest
August 5, 2019 3:53 PM ET
Taipei, August 5, 2019—Hong Kong authorities should investigate reports that police fired tear gas canisters and rubber bullets toward journalists and ensure that the media can cover protests without fear of injury or arrest, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
Chinese court sentences journalist Huang Qi to 12 years in prison
July 29, 2019 10:50 AM ET
Taipei, July 29, 2019 -- The Mianyang Intermediate People's Court today sentenced Huang Qi, publisher of the human rights news website 64 Tianwang, to 12 years in prison on charges of "deliberately leaking state secrets," and "illegally providing state secrets to foreign countries," according to a statement published on...
Journalists attacked by counterprotesters in Hong Kong
July 22, 2019 12:45 PM ET
Taipei, July 22, 2019 -- A group of masked individuals beat journalists, demonstrators, and passersby with sticks and metal rods at Hong Kong's Yuen Long metro station after an anti-extradition bill protest concluded last night, according to news reports. At least 45 people were injured in the attacks, according...