Fresh assault as two charged with attacking Hong Kong journalist
Published on Mar 19, 2014 8:01 PM
HONG KONG (AFP) - Two Hong Kong media workers were attacked on Wednesday by four masked men armed with metal bars, shortly before police charged two alleged hitmen with a brutal February attack on a veteran journalist.
The victims of the Wednesday attack were senior figures of Hong Kong Morning News, a Chinese-language daily which plans to launch later in the year, media reported.
The fresh assault sparked renewed concern for press freedom in the city following the savage attack on ex-editor Kevin Lau last month.
Police reported the latest incident without identifying the victims.
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