Hong Kong

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Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper, leaves a police station in Hong Kong on February 28, 2020 after being held over his participation in a pro-democracy protest. Lai's independent media house has been harassed for its pro-democracy stance. (The Initium Media via AP/Lam Chun Tung)

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy media founder Jimmy Lai over illegal assembly

Taipei, February 28, 2020–Authorities in Hong Kong should drop legal charges against Jimmy Lai, founder of Next Media, and stop harassing journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A man is seen in Hong Kong International Airport on February 7, 2020. Immigration officials recently barred journalist Michael Yon from entering the city. (Reuters/Hannah McKay)

US journalist Michael Yon barred from entering Hong Kong

On February 5, 2020, immigration authorities at Hong Kong International Airport barred journalist Michael Yon from entering the city, according to news reports and Yon, who spoke to CPJ by telephone from Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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A police officer is seen in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, on November 21, 2019. The Hong Kong print shop of the Epoch Times newspaper was recently damaged in an arson attack. (Reuters/Adnan Abidi)

Epoch Times printer damaged in arson attack in Hong Kong

Taipei, November 22, 2019 — The Hong Kong Police Force should conduct a fast and thorough investigation into the arson attack on the Epoch Times newspaper’s printing company, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Riot police are seen in Tai Po, Hong Kong, on November 3, 2019. Police recently arrested two journalists amid protests in the city. (Reuters/Ahmad Masood)

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray, arrest 2 journalists covering protests

Taipei, November 4, 2019 — Police in Hong Kong must stop attacking and harassing journalists and ensure the safety of reporters covering protests, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Police officers are seen in Shanghai on July 30, 2019. Police in Guangzhou recently arrested journalist Sophia Huang Xueqin. (AP/Greg Baker)

Chinese journalist Sophia Huang Xueqin detained following coverage of Hong Kong protests

Taipei, October 25, 2019 — Chinese authorities must immediately release journalist Sophia Huang Xueqin and drop all charges against her, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Riot police detain protesters in Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong, on October 1, 2019. Police arrested journalist Pang Pui Yin, who was covering protests in Mong Kok, and released him the following day. (Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

Journalist Pang Pui Yin released on bail following arrest by Hong Kong police

Taipei, October 2, 2019 — Hong Kong authorities should drop all charges against journalist Pang Pui Yin and cease harassing journalists covering protests, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A police officer sprays journalist Lam Chun Tung with pepper spray on September 29, 2019. Police also fired projectiles at journalists. (Nasha Chan/Stand News)

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray, projectiles at journalists covering protests

Taipei, September 30, 2019 — The Hong Kong police force should stop firing pepper spray and projectiles at journalists covering protests in the city, and should hold those responsible for such actions to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A copy of the Apple Daily newspaper is seen in Hong Kong on November 26, 2015. An unidentified Apple Daily reporter was recently attacked by a group of men in Hong Kong. (Reuters/Tyrone Siu)

Unidentified men assault journalist from pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper in Hong Kong

Taipei, September 25, 2019 — Hong Kong authorities should conduct a swift and credible investigation into the recent assault of an Apple Daily reporter and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Journalists react as police fire tear gas in Hong Kong on September 8, 2019. Police recently fired tear gas and pepper spray at several groups of journalists covering protests in the city. (AFP/Philip Fong)

Hong Kong police hit journalists covering protests with tear gas and pepper spray

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.

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Pro-democracy protesters block the entrance to the airport terminals at Hong Kong's international airport on August 13, 2019. The protesters that day assaulted a journalist from China’s Global Times at the airport. (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

Hong Kong protesters assault journalist from China’s Global Times

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.

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