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Police fire tear gas during protests in Hong Kong on August 5. A video journalist was knocked unconscious after being hit in the head by a tear gas canister while covering unrest in the Sham Shui Po district. (Reuters/Tyrone Siud)

Video journalist injured by tear gas canister at Hong Kong protest

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.

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An aerial view of Hanoi, Vietnam, on June 27, 2018. Vietnamese authorities beat imprisoned Radio Free Asia videographer Nguyen Van Hoa and forced him to make a false confession used against an environmental activist who was convicted August 16. (Reuters/Nguyen Huy Kham)

Vietnamese videographer beaten and harassed in prison

Bangkok, August 20, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the recent abuse of imprisoned Vietnamese videographer Nguyen Van Hoa, and called on Vietnamese authorities to stop beating and harassing jailed journalists.

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