Members of the press suffer from the effects of tear gas fired by police during demonstrations on Wednesday. Photo: Felix WongMembers of the press suffer from the effects of tear gas fired by police during demonstrations on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong
Members of the press suffer from the effects of tear gas fired by police during demonstrations on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong Journalists Association files complaint to independent watchdog, accusing police of using ‘violence and intimidation’ against media at extradition bill protests

  • Reporters were victims of tear-gassing, baton attacks and attempts by officers to stop them from covering the protests, association claims
  • Association asks Carrie Lam whether force’s approach was sanctioned by senior government officials

Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill
Members of the press suffer from the effects of tear gas fired by police during demonstrations on Wednesday. Photo: Felix WongMembers of the press suffer from the effects of tear gas fired by police during demonstrations on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong
Members of the press suffer from the effects of tear gas fired by police during demonstrations on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong
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