Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam side-steps row over treatment of RTHK journalist, as union claims ‘political persecution’

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday side-stepped a controversy over the government broadcaster’s treatment of a journalist known for her tough questioning, describing it as a “human resources” issue. RTHK‘s associate programme Officer Nabela Qoser has had her probationary period extended by 120 days and an investigation into complaints against her has been reopened. […]