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Hong Kong court rejects journalist association’s legal challenge against police ‘ill-treatment’ of press at protests

A Hong Kong court has rejected a legal challenge put forward by the Hong Kong Journalists’ Association (HKJA)  against the police over the “ill treatment” of journalists during last year’s anti-extradition bill protests. On Monday, the Court of First Instance ruled that the police force’s duty to ensure journalists’ safety and not hinder their work […]