This award comes in a time of adversity for journalists in Hong Kong. It has become increasingly difficult to play by the rules while upholding high quality of journalistic standards.
At some point, I feel like I have lost the courage and creativity to jump out of the box…
My first gold, and first double gold for The Pulse team! Thank you everyone who were involved in the following two productions and to all those who voiced out for what they think is just. It hasn’t been easy in the past few months, but we’ll continue to do our best, for however long that might be.
Since January 23rd, the city of Wuhan has been under lockdown. 11 million people have been subjected to unprecedented quarantine restrictions for more than a month.
As public discontent has grown, the state has clamped down and restricted communications in social media. Authorities have silenced critics and arrested citizen journalists, including Fang Bin , Chen Qiushi and Li Zehua.
Not everyone is willing to stay silent though. We spoke to some locals who have experienced heartbreaks, but determined to fight the battle.
Hi all! Do you still remember my 46-min documentary “In the Prisons that Don’t Exist” covering the detention of more than one million Uyghurs and other Muslims in the “re-education camps” in Xinjiang, China?
*This episode earned a Intermedia-Globe Gold Award in Human Rights Documentaries at 2020 Hamburg World Media Festivals, Merit in English Documentary Video at 2020 Human Rights Press Awards and was nominated for Best News Programme at 2019 Venice TV Award.*
In our final report, our producer reports from Almaty, Kazakhstan on how intellectuals and professionals are being sent to the re-education centres, despite hardly being in need of “vocational training”.