《醫學界、衞生服務界、法律界聯合聲明 務請警員勿阻礙救護工作及 尊重病人私隱》Joint Statement by the Medical, Health Services and Legal sectors : Appealing for the police to avoid hindrance of medical treatment and to respect the privacy of patients

近日有傳媒指,有警員(包括便裝警員)在醫院管理局(「醫管局」)轄下醫院內搜證、巡邏,並向醫護人員索取病人個人資料。及後,醫管局亦證實有傷者在求醫期間遭警方拘捕。此事件對前線醫護人員造成壓力,並令傷病者不敢到公立醫院求醫,對公眾健康構成危險。

Facebook sees 68% rise in Hong Kong gov’t data requests in first half of 2016

The number of data requests the Hong Kong government made to tech giant Facebook increased by 68 per cent during first half of 2016, compared to the second half of last year. The number has been rising steadily since the the social network began publishing the number of requests in 2013. In the first six months of 2016, there were 190 requests, compared to 113 between July and December 2015.