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New screening process for asylum seekers must be fair and open

It has long been Hong Kong's shame that it is one of the only wealthy, developed jurisdictions in the world that does not offer long-term protection to people fleeing from human rights abuses.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

It has long been Hong Kong's shame that it is one of the only wealthy, developed jurisdictions in the world that does not offer long-term protection to people fleeing from human rights abuses.

New screening process for asylum seekers must be fair and open
Don't squander chance to give asylum seekers in Hong Kong a better life

Asylum is a human right. This is one of the fundamental messages at the heart of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly 65 years ago today.

10 Dec 2013 - 3:20AM

Asylum is a human right. This is one of the fundamental messages at the heart of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly 65 years ago today.

Don't squander chance to give asylum seekers in Hong Kong a better life
Don't starve refugees of the fruit of honest labour
UNHCR must decide its last refugee claims in Hong Kong

With the announcement of a unified screening mechanism to process protection claims, the UN refugee agency's office in Hong Kong is preparing to hand over the determination of refugee status to the government. In this transition, the UNHCR has an obligation to be accountable to asylum seekers who have already undergone interviews and are awaiting a decision on their claim.

24 Sep 2013 - 3:28AM

With the announcement of a unified screening mechanism to process protection claims, the UN refugee agency's office in Hong Kong is preparing to hand over the determination of refugee status to the government. In this transition, the UNHCR has an obligation to be accountable to asylum seekers who have already undergone interviews and are awaiting a decision on their claim.

UNHCR must decide its last refugee claims in Hong Kong