Emergency Services

For Habibur Rahman (in yellow) and his children, John (in black), and Mohamed Sultan (in white), falling ill here will leave them reeling from their medical bills. Photo: May Tse

Asylum seekers can't afford to fall ill in Hong Kong

Ailing asylum seekers and torture claimants still appealing against their unsuccessful applications to remain in the city say they are turning to hospital emergency services because they cannot get a waiver of their medical fees.

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