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AOHKMP regularly hosts a variety of events to let members connect with each other and discuss topics important to the community. There will also be workshops that focus on reskilling and up-skilling. Subscribe to our newsletters to make sure you always get the latest news.

Hong Kong Media Overseas supports the HKJA’s Article 23 submission.

Hong Kong Media Overseas (HKMO) supports the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), which submitted a memorandum to the government expressing their view on the Basic Law Article 23 consultation. The HKJA emphasizes that when the government legislates, it should avoid inadvertently ensnaring journalists in legal traps during normal interviews, reporting, or commentary. This month, the HKJA collected opinions from its members and journalists through a questionnaire, receiving responses from 105 individuals, all of whom believe that the 23 proposed legislations will negatively impact press freedom. HKMO acknowledges the concerns raised by the HKJA and other journalists regarding legislation, urging the government to pay attention to relevant

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HKMO First Anniversary gathering

Hong Kong Overseas Media (HKMO) was established in October 2022, which is exactly about one year ago. On 23rd Feb we held a Lunar New Year and first anniversary gathering at the #Aquila restaurant in London. Our Directors Steve Vines, Joseph Ngan and Chris Wong to gather and communicate with our members, media experts, scholars, and political advocates in the Year of the Dragon. The association invited the international lawyer team of Next Media founder Jimmy Lai and human rights lawyer Caoilfhionn Gallagher as the keynote speakers at this evening party. Tatyana Eatwell, a lawyer in the team who focuses

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RSF Training to HK journalists

Free Journalist Training Session Reporters Without Borders is organising a networking event and training for UK-based journalists from Hong Kong on Thursday 18 January, at a venue in London. If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please contact Fiona O’Brien at fobrien@rsf.org 

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Three international journalists barred from entering Hong Kong

The Hong Kong government banned the entry of three international journalists, namely two Japanese journalists, Michiko Kiseki and Yoshiaki Ogawa, and American journalist Matthew Connors. All three reporters covered the pro-democracy demonstrations in 2019. In the past few months, three people tried to enter Hong Kong, but were rejected by the authorities and detained for questioning.Michiko Kiseki was detained by the police overnight when entering Hong Kong on December 30, 2022, and was eventually banned from entering. Ogawa Ogawa was also detained upon entry on June 29 this year and was deported to Japan after one night. As for Matthew

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The Hong Kong Overseas Media response to The Court of Final Appeal Ruling about vehicle registration search.

The Hong Kong Overseas Media (HKMO) welcomes today’s rare legal decision to protect freedom of information, which will allow journalists and media practitioners to continue effectively monitoring government, officials, and the community through an effective and legal vehicle registration search tool.The Court of Final Appeal ruling follows the conviction of Bao Choy Yuk-Ling, a former producer for the public broadcaster RTHK who was found guilty in 2021 of making a false statement when applying to the Transport Department for a vehicle registration details as part of her report on the 7.21 attack by Triad gangsters attacking citizens in Yuen Long.  Although

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