Lack of prosecution under the Race Discrimination Ordinance in the 10 years since it was enacted is more indicative of the nature of the law than the work of the Equal Opportunities Commission. The EOC has been particularly vigilant on online hate speech against ethnic minorities. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong racism law needs more teeth, but equality watchdog is up to its job

  • The Equal Opportunities Commission has been pushing the government to plug the legal loopholes, while working with the victims of discrimination to seek redress
Topic |   Racism

TOP PICKS

Lack of prosecution under the Race Discrimination Ordinance in the 10 years since it was enacted is more indicative of the nature of the law than the work of the Equal Opportunities Commission. The EOC has been particularly vigilant on online hate speech against ethnic minorities. Photo: Edward Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE
Ethnic minority residents call for access to equal opportunities at a rally last October. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong’s ethnic minority groups should try harder to learn Cantonese before blaming the system

  • It is neither rational nor responsible to blame the local community and government for non-Chinese residents’ poor grasp of the local language
Topic |   Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong

TOP PICKS

Ethnic minority residents call for access to equal opportunities at a rally last October. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
READ FULL ARTICLE