Mourners take part in a candlelight vigil for five-year-old Chan Siu-lam outside Hong Kong government headquarters on Saturday. The girl died after being repeatedly thrown at the ceiling and poked in the chest with scissors at home. Photo: Handout

Child abuse has no place in our society

Child abuse is a grave matter and, given the death of a five-year-old girl, the authorities must learn from the systemic failure that led to such a tragedy

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Mourners take part in a candlelight vigil for five-year-old Chan Siu-lam outside Hong Kong government headquarters on Saturday. The girl died after being repeatedly thrown at the ceiling and poked in the chest with scissors at home. Photo: Handout
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