The percentage of ex-prisoners going back to jail within two years of release has steadily dropped from 40 per cent in 2000 to 26 per cent in 2014. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong can do more to rehabilitate criminals

The city has a good record, with the reoffending rate among the world’s lowest. Yet experience overseas shows that we can do better still

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The percentage of ex-prisoners going back to jail within two years of release has steadily dropped from 40 per cent in 2000 to 26 per cent in 2014. Photo: AFP
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