Reporters from several news organisations, including the South China Morning Post, were insulted, spat at, kicked and splashed with mud by demonstrators at a pro-police rally on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Attacks on journalists cannot be tolerated

  • Those covering city protests have suffered mistreatment from both demonstrators and police at a time when the public needs to be informed of what is actually going on

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Reporters from several news organisations, including the South China Morning Post, were insulted, spat at, kicked and splashed with mud by demonstrators at a pro-police rally on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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