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The Hong Kong police force’s national security unit searched a journalist’s home on July 26 and confiscated her travel documents, mobile phone and computer following the reporter recording a person attacking a police officer with a knife in Causeway Bay on July 1. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Hong Kong...

Jimmy Lai, founder of the media group Next Digital, was sentenced to 14 months in prison on April 16 for organising unauthorized assemblies in late August, 2019. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) strongly condemns the sentencing of Lai and calls for his immediate release.

Under a new policy, Hong Kong’s police will cease to recognise press accreditation issued by local media or journalist associations unless they are also registered with the Hong Kong’s Information Services Department. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said the move aggressively undermines media freedom and independence in Hong Kong...

Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is mentioned. Check all the international media coverage of IFJ, divided by language, in the period between 7 and 14 August, 2020

Covering a year of unrest marked by anti-extradition bill protests in June 2019, a pandemic and the National Security Law, the Hong Kong Journalists Association's (HKJA) annual report, “Freedom in Danger” navigates the stifling political climate for journalists in the last year. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) supports its...

Three in four journalists have faced official restrictions, obstruction or intimidation in reporting on Covid-19, according to a major new survey of more than 1300 frontline journalists in 77 countries.

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on March 18 that all US journalist working in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post will have their press passes revoked. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) together with its affiliates, the Hong Kong Journalists...

Swedish journalists, publishers and media jointly launched a petition on February 20, calling on China to release imprisoned Swedish writer and publisher Gui Minhai. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) supports its affiliate the Swedish Union of Journalists (SJF) in its calls to release Gui Minhai so he can return home.

Pro-democacy protests in Hong Kong have dominated headline news for months and the unrest shows no signs of dying down. The IFJ will organise a press briefing at Brussels' Press club on 16 October from 10-12 am with a delegation of journalists, trade unionists and lawyers from Hong Kong.

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The IFJ has condemned an attack by the Chinese embassy in Stockholm against a Swedish Taiwan-based journalist Jojje Olsson and one of the newspaper he works for - the Expressen.