Police say the restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or “fake reporters”, citing chaotic scenes at anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Police say the restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or “fake reporters”, citing chaotic scenes at anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Police say the restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or “fake reporters”, citing chaotic scenes at anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Seven Hong Kong journalism schools blast police’s media access restrictions, warning of threat to city freedoms

  • Universities among those demanding police reverse decision to limit access for some journalists, in joint statement condemning ‘ill-advised’ policy
  • Police say guideline changes offer more transparency and do not impinge on press freedom

Topic |   Hong Kong police
Police say the restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or “fake reporters”, citing chaotic scenes at anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Police say the restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or “fake reporters”, citing chaotic scenes at anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Police say the restrictions are justified to shut out political activists or “fake reporters”, citing chaotic scenes at anti-government protests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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