Riot police facing a media crowd as they clear Nathan Road during Sunday’s protests. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong journalism groups accuse police of assaulting reporters and photographers during extradition bill clashes in Mong Kok

  • Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association issue joint statement
  • Groups claim three serious incidents took place and police again failed to display identification numbers
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Riot police facing a media crowd as they clear Nathan Road during Sunday’s protests. Photo: Felix Wong
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Photographers wear helmets at a police press conference on June 13, in protest against the force’s handling of the media during clashes the night before. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Press freedom in Hong Kong ‘at its worst’ with journalists attacked and berated by police and protesters on both sides of extradition bill clashes

  • New low for media freedom, says Hong Kong Journalists Association, as it publishes annual report
  • Union predicts situation will decline further, on the back of protest abuse, self-censorship and visa issues
Topic |   Press freedom in Hong Kong

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Photographers wear helmets at a police press conference on June 13, in protest against the force’s handling of the media during clashes the night before. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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