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Hong Kong journalists brace for impact of new police order

Decision to limit accreditation 'shockingly egregious' blow to press freedom

Journalists film behind barriers after the opening ceremony of a temporary national security office in Hong Kong in July.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong police will only recognize government-registered and "internationally renowned" media, in a move journalists and scholars said would further hamper the city's press freedoms.

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