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  1. Clause for concern

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... officials, according to UNHCR. In an attempt to stem a human tide, the government in 1998 put an end to the city's long-standing policy of first asylum and, in 2008, the legislature passed laws ... for longer than necessary, waiting for UNHCR officials based in the city to determine whether they are bona fide refugees. A government spokeswoman declined to say when, or if, Hong Kong will honour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741385/clause-concern
  2. Refugees deserve the same rights as citizens

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are not giving sufficient funds to the UNHCR to properly house, clothe and feed those in need. Hong Kong is no exception. There are 725 asylum seekers in the city, more than 300 of whom have arrived ... it is owed by the UNHCR for caring for Vietnamese boat people in the 1980s makes relations tense. Without legal rights and denied the assistance due to refugees- shelter, food and clothing- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505168/refugees-deserve-same-rights-citizens

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