Holmes Chan is a freelance journalist from Hong Kong and is currently a fellow of RSF Germany's Berlin Scholarship Program. Holmes provides on-the-ground coverage of politics, law and culture in Hong Kong. In 2019, he reported on the city's historic pro-democracy protests as a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press. He has also written about human rights issues in China.
As a fellow of the Berlin Scholarship Program, Holmes spoke at the IGF 2020 Workshop “Building Digital Security for Journalists” about challenges to press freedom in Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Laws from the University of Hong Kong.