Ma Kai-chung

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Hong Kong's Chief Executive John Lee (center), Secretary for Justice Paul Lam (center left), and Secretary for Security Chris Tang speak to the media on March 19 about the passing of Basic Law Article 23, which CPJ and other groups say poses a threat to press freedom.

Hong Kong passes security law that further crushes the media

Taipei, March 19, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Hong Kong legislature’s hasty passing of a national security law on Tuesday which could lead to the suppression of press freedom and prosecution of journalists. The city’s lawmakers unanimously passed the Safeguarding National Security Bill, enacted under Article 23 of the Basic Law, the city’s…

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Hong Kong court finds 2 journalists guilty of unlawfully entering legislature during 2019 protests

Taipei, February 1, 2024— A Hong Kong court found journalists Wong Ka-ho and Ma Kai-chung guilty of unlawfully entering the legislative council on July 1, 2019, during a protest where demonstrators stormed the parliament in opposition to an extradition bill that would have allowed authorities to send Hong Kong citizens to mainland China for trial,…

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