Hong Kong immigration authorities send 68 unsuccessful asylum seekers and illegal immigrants back to Vietnam on a chartered flight in 2017, in a bid to tackle the huge backlog of cases involving torture claimants in the city. Photo: Handout

Let refugees in Hong Kong work – to help city’s economy and keep the promise on rights

  • If Hong Kong pursues a protectionist attitude towards refugees, it will forgo the opportunity to reinvent its image as Asia’s ‘world city’ and broaden the skills of its worker base
Topic |   Human rights

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Hong Kong immigration authorities send 68 unsuccessful asylum seekers and illegal immigrants back to Vietnam on a chartered flight in 2017, in a bid to tackle the huge backlog of cases involving torture claimants in the city. Photo: Handout
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