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HKFP Lens: Winning photography from the now-axed Human Rights Press Awards

Brave photography from Afghanistan, Myanmar, Thailand and Hong Kong.

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) scrapped the 2022 Human Rights Press Awards after defunct outlet Stand News was slated to win a number of prizes. It prompted a board member to step down and eight members of the club’s press freedom committee to resign. HKFP showcases work from photographers that were destined to take home a…

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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong’s Covid death rate highest in the developed world, as toll surpasses 2,000

A week in pictures, as the city’s infection rates remain in the tens of thousands per day.

Hong Kong’s Covid-19 death rate is now the highest in the developed world, according to Bloomberg’s study of Johns Hopkins University data. Whilst the government kept the coronavirus at bay for much of 2021, it failed to encourage elderly vaccination and was unprepared for the fifth wave, led by the omicron variant. Last week, officials’…

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HKFP Lens: Hong Kong urbex team explore century-old abandoned cottage

The abandoned cottage’s extensive decay defies its Grade II listed heritage status. Buildings with the historical label are defined as having “special merit” for which “efforts should be made to selectively preserve” – but no such efforts are apparent.

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