Hong Kong Denies Journalist Visa

Hong Kong authorities has rejected an application to renew the work visa of Victor Mallet, Asia news editor with the Financial Times, who is also an official of the city’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC).

According to Financial Times, this is the first time such situation is been experienced.  we have encountered this situation in Hong Kong. We have not been given a reason for the rejection

Similarly, FCC said it was expecting a full explanation for the rejection from the Hong Kong authorities, and described the situation as “extremely rare, if not unprecedented”.

It hopes that the Hong Kong authorities would rescind their decision.



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