Kwok Wai-yin, who was given a year’s probation by the High Court after he admitted the manslaughter of his wife, Chan Sau-wan, who was terminally ill with cancer and had said she wanted to die. Photo: Handout
Kwok Wai-yin, who was given a year’s probation by the High Court after he admitted the manslaughter of his wife, Chan Sau-wan, who was terminally ill with cancer and had said she wanted to die. Photo: Handout
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A necessary debate on life and death

  • It is an uncomfortable subject yet one that Hong Kong must reflect on after another tragedy involving a terminally ill woman and the ‘mercy killing’ carried out by her caregiver-husband

Kwok Wai-yin, who was given a year’s probation by the High Court after he admitted the manslaughter of his wife, Chan Sau-wan, who was terminally ill with cancer and had said she wanted to die. Photo: Handout
Kwok Wai-yin, who was given a year’s probation by the High Court after he admitted the manslaughter of his wife, Chan Sau-wan, who was terminally ill with cancer and had said she wanted to die. Photo: Handout
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