A police officer points pepper spray at a member of the press in Mong Kok on May 1. Photo: Sam Tsang A police officer points pepper spray at a member of the press in Mong Kok on May 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
A police officer points pepper spray at a member of the press in Mong Kok on May 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
Bernard Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Bernard Chan

How to prevent Hong Kong police and the press from clashing at protests – and hopefully build some trust

  • Rather than a government-run or policed system of registration for journalists, we should consider setting up a self-regulatory journalists’ body, to liaise with police on safety and access issues, and keep student reporters safely away from the front lines

A police officer points pepper spray at a member of the press in Mong Kok on May 1. Photo: Sam Tsang A police officer points pepper spray at a member of the press in Mong Kok on May 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
A police officer points pepper spray at a member of the press in Mong Kok on May 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
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