August 6, 2020

Hong Kong press club says journalists hitting ‘unusual’ visa issues

Hong Kong (AFP) – Hong Kong’s foreign press club said Thursday that reporters in the territory were experiencing “highly unusual” visas problems, and called on China and the United States to stop using the media as a political weapon.Journalists have been caught up in spiralling US-China tensions, with both sides placing limits or expelling reporters from their territories in recent months.Now the spat is filtering into Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous city and regional press hub nominally in charge of its own immigration policies.In a statement released Thursday the Foreign Correspondents’ Club o…

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