Chan Hoi-yan has been endorsed by the pro-establishment bloc. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong media should quell talk of independence, by-election hopeful Chan Hoi-yan says, insisting Victor Mallet case has nothing to do with press freedom

  • Former television anchor says there is ‘insufficient evidence’ of threat to journalistic freedom
  • Local media should make clear there is no room for discussion of city’s independence, she adds
Topic |   Press freedom in Hong Kong

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Chan Hoi-yan has been endorsed by the pro-establishment bloc. Photo: Felix Wong
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.