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Reporters Detained, Beaten by Chinese Police in Rebel Village of Wukan


Members of the Democratic Party demonstrate in from of the Hong Kong Central Government office on behalf of local reporters detained and beaten covering protests in Wukan, China, Sept. 15, 2016. RFA

Five Hong Kong journalists have been detained, dragged into interrogation rooms for hours and expelled by authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong after they tried to cover a crackdown by armed police on the rebel village of Wukan following weeks of peaceful protests. Continue reading

Hong Kong Journalists Warn Over ‘Grave Threat’ to City’s Freedoms

Members of the Hong Kong Journalists' Association display their annual report, July 3, 2016

Members of the Hong Kong Journalists’ Association display their annual report, July 3, 2016. RTHK

Journalists in Hong Kong have called on the city’s government to do much more to protect press freedom, citing a “grave threat” to its traditional freedoms of expression and association. Continue reading