Commuters waiting for a tram follow social distancing in Central on April 1, amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam Commuters waiting for a tram follow social distancing in Central on April 1, amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Commuters waiting for a tram follow social distancing in Central on April 1, amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam

Letters | Coronavirus outbreak or not, the law is the law: think before barring Mandarin speakers

  • Under Hong Kong laws, the perpetrator need not be of a different race from the victim for racial discrimination to occur
  • It is also against the law to discriminate against people because they might carry a virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Commuters waiting for a tram follow social distancing in Central on April 1, amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam Commuters waiting for a tram follow social distancing in Central on April 1, amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Commuters waiting for a tram follow social distancing in Central on April 1, amid a Covid-19 outbreak in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
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