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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Peace Chiu

Peace Chiu

Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.