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Hong Kong introduced regulations on face coverings in October, including on the use of respirators to protect against tear gas. The government said that journalists are exempt. However, the Hong Kong Journalists Association said in a statement that the law extends to gas masks that are "routinely worn by journalists at demonstrations to ...

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What Hong Kong protesters are demanding is big. When a fourth of your population demands something there is a serious consequence when nothing happens. ... They take gas masks even off journalists ...

Hong Kong Banned Masks at Protests. Masked Crowds ...

More Unrest as Hong Kong Protesters Defy Mask Ban ... Many protesters wear gas masks and respirators, as do first aid responders and journalists, to protect themselves from tear gas …

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Hong Kong journalists took over a police news conference in protest. Pens and swords. By Mary Hui. Reporter. ... journalists showed up for the press conference in helmets and gas masks.

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Hong Kong's ban on face masks at protests could be similar to a law introduced in France this year – but other such restrictions in Europe had little force, according to legal experts.

Hong Kong clashes: BBC reporter hit in the face - BBC News

Hong Kong clashes: BBC reporter hit in the face. BBC correspondent Stephen McDonell's gas mask face visor was smashed by a projectile while he was observing clashes between protesters and police ...

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Joint statement of Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association ... front-line reporters found the police had fired tear gas towards them multiple times. Some of the tear gas canisters exploded very close to them. ... As the journalist was wearing a mask, she waved her hand to indicate that she would not go ...

Hong Kong Free Press Annual Report 2020 - Hong Kong Free ...

The number of HKFP Patrons rose by 10% in 2020, whilst income from Patrons rose 16% to HK$172,966. Most Patrons are from Hong Kong, though we also have backers in …

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Hong Kong journalists took over a police news conference in protest. Read full article. Mary Hui. ... journalists showed up for the press conference in helmets and gas masks.

Hong Kong: mask-ban endangers journalists | RSF

According to the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), journalists that carry a protective mask are at risk of being arrested, detained and prosecuted under the law, although they may invoke professional motives as their defence. Footage of reporters being requested by police to remove their gas-mask …

The Foreign Correspondents' Club Hong Kong

FCCT statement on journalists and body armour . The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand is deeply unhappy with the decision of the Thai authorities to file criminal charges against a British journalist for carrying personal body armour and a gas mask in his check-in luggage.

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Hong Kong reporters show up to police press conference wearing helmets and gas masks. O n Thursday afternoon, Hong Kong police held a press conference to address Wednesday's clashes outside the ...

Hong Kong journalists armed with respirators, not for ...

Hong Kong journalists armed with respirators, not for COVID-19, but for defending the city's fading freedom of press Despite the challenges of COVID-19, journalists in Hong Kong have been well prepared for public events. Hong Kong Police Force used water cannon against protesters on Jan. 1, 2020, which also hit a frontline journalist.

Hong Kong vs. America: Coronavirus mask-wearing cultures clash

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Hong Kong chaos - Media Watch - Media Watch - Media Watch

McDonell changed his helmet and got back to work. But, on the same day, this local Hong Kong journalist was not so lucky, copping a canister to …

Hong Kong Protesters Met With Tear Gas After Defying Mask ...

Hong Kong Protesters Met With Tear Gas After Defying Mask Ban Protesters in Hong Kong braved the rain and risked arrest by defying a government ban on wearing masks. Police responded with tear gas.

Hong Kong: Freedom in the World 2020 Country Report ...

Earlier, in October 2018, the Hong Kong government refused an employment visa renewal for Victor Mallet, a veteran journalist for the Financial Times and vice president of Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC); it is widely believed that the expulsion was a reprisal for an FCC event earlier in the year at which Mallet chaired a ...

Hong Kong protests: police have right to remove masks from ...

Hong Kong police have the right to remove masks from reporters and patients at any time, the force's top brass have told frontline officers and that anyone who resists can be arrested.

RSF: Hong Kong Mask Ban Endangers Journalists

RSF: Hong Kong Mask Ban Endangers Journalists. Submitted by Carol A. Clark on October 9, 2019 -2:33 pm Courtesy photo. RSF News: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) denounces Hong-Kong's face-covering prohibition implemented last Saturday, which threatens journalists' right to protect themselves while reporting. ...

This is How Hong Kong Photojournalist Are Protesting ...

Hong Kong police held a press conference yesterday to discuss the anti-extradition bill protests that have been raging this week. Photojournalists showed up to the presser wearing helmets, gas ...

12 June 2019 Hong Kong protest - Wikipedia

Intense confrontation between anti-extradition bill protesters and the Hong Kong Police Force occurred on 12 June 2019 outside the Government Headquarters in Admiralty, Hong Kong.The protest was sparked by the government's introduction of the controversial Fugitive Offenders amendment bill, which was set to go through second reading on 12 June despite mass opposition.

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CCP Puppet Govt in Hong Kong Refuses to Renew Western ...

2 13 Nov 2021 0. 2:07. HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong authorities declined to renew a visa for a foreign journalist working for The Economist without any explanation, the magazine said. Sue-Lin Wong, who is Australian, was based in Hong Kong and covered China and the southern semi-autonomous city. "We regret their decision. ….

Violence grips Hong Kong as Lam activates emergency powers ...

Hong Kong protesters attack metro stations after face mask ban – video ... In the testy press conference, one journalist put on his gas mask and protective goggles and shouted at …

Hong Kong Police Are Targeting the Press - The Atlantic

This week, Hong Kong police asserted they can lawfully remove masks from anyone they encounter, including journalists. Thousands then defied Lam in a rally last weekend.

Hong Kong haunted by tear gas and pepper spray as ...

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Hong Kong hit by violence and chaos as protests continue ...

Hong Kong hit by violence and chaos as protests continue into 21st weekend ... At least two journalists, ... police also tried to remove the gas mask of an RTHK journalist …

Hong Kong protests: The Taiwanese sending 2,000 gas masks ...

Hong Kong protests: The Taiwanese sending 2,000 gas masks. Soft-spoken, bespectacled, and based 650km (400 miles) from Hong Kong, Alex Ko is far …

Hong Kong Becoming Conflict Zone for Journalists

Recently a journalist had his gas mask forcefully removed by police after tear gas was fired in the area. This came days after the Hong Kong government enacted a …