Reporters last year taking pictures of protesters outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. Photo: Rachel Cheung Reporters last year taking pictures of protesters outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. Photo: Rachel Cheung
Reporters last year taking pictures of protesters outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. Photo: Rachel Cheung

Hong Kong police limit access to press briefings to news outlets recognised by government, sparking concern and criticism from media groups

  • Force will stop recognising press accreditation issued by local media groups or journalist associations, unless registered with Information Services Department
  • While police and their supporters say restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or ‘fake reporters’, media groups say they should be scrapped

Topic |   Hong Kong police
Reporters last year taking pictures of protesters outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. Photo: Rachel Cheung Reporters last year taking pictures of protesters outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. Photo: Rachel Cheung
Reporters last year taking pictures of protesters outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. Photo: Rachel Cheung
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