May 5, 2015
Here is a recap of the sessions Hong Kong Transparency Report participated at the Freedom Online Coalition conference in Ulaanbaatar.
May 5, 2015
Hong Kong Transparency Report's Jennifer Zhang contributed a blog on China Policy Institute discussing the state of transparency reporting and access to information in Hong Kong.
April 29, 2015
Hong Kong Transparency Report will be on a plenary session "Internet Freedom in Asia" at the Freedom Online conference in Ulaanbaatar on 4 May. This session will look at the current trends in internet development throughout the region and specific trends or forces shaping the environment. It will look at the perspective of business as well as civil society with an overview from government. It will examine how internet freedom can be best supported in the region.
April 15, 2015
Hong Kong Transparency Report's Jennifer Zhang presented HKTR's research project on a transparency reporting panel at RightsCon in Manila on 24 March. Jennifer was joined by Jiwon Sohn from South Korea Transparency Report, Ben Blink from Google, Craig Choy from Keyboard Frontline, Peter Micek from Access, and Charles Mok from Hong Kong Legislative Council. The panel was moderated by Peter.
April 10, 2015
In a Legislative Council meeting this Thursday, deputy secretary of security clarified that the law enforcement' request for communications content that is in the course of transmission is governed by Interception of Communications and Surveillance Ordinance.
April 8, 2015
Hong Kong Transparency Report has set up a database tracking the judicial proceedings of online speech related arrests in Hong Kong. The database' sources include the judiciary library, government announcements and mainstream media reports. As the majority of the cases were heard at the Magistrates' Courts, official legal documents are not publicly available.