A pregnant asylum seeker from Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a minority sect which faces religious discrimination, in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 23. Her family ran out of food in March due to the increase in prices. Photo: Jonathan Wong A pregnant asylum seeker from Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a minority sect which faces religious discrimination, in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 23. Her family ran out of food in March due to the increase in prices. Photo: Jonathan Wong
A pregnant asylum seeker from Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a minority sect which faces religious discrimination, in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 23. Her family ran out of food in March due to the increase in prices. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Letters | Hong Kong third wave: help NGOs rescue refugees and asylum seekers from added misery

  • The lack of pandemic information in their languages and no rise in subsidies for six years have left refugees facing not only increased health risks but also a heavier financial burden due to food inflation
  • Meanwhile, the children struggle with online learning because of the language barrier, which is also why parents fail to access available resources

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A pregnant asylum seeker from Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a minority sect which faces religious discrimination, in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 23. Her family ran out of food in March due to the increase in prices. Photo: Jonathan Wong A pregnant asylum seeker from Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a minority sect which faces religious discrimination, in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 23. Her family ran out of food in March due to the increase in prices. Photo: Jonathan Wong
A pregnant asylum seeker from Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a minority sect which faces religious discrimination, in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 23. Her family ran out of food in March due to the increase in prices. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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