Police officers disperse domestic helpers as they gather in Central, Hong Kong, on their day off last April. Hong Kong has long been criticised for its treatment of people with brown skin, particularly helpers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Edmond SoPolice officers disperse domestic helpers as they gather in Central, Hong Kong, on their day off last April. Hong Kong has long been criticised for its treatment of people with brown skin, particularly helpers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Edmond So
Police officers disperse domestic helpers as they gather in Central, Hong Kong, on their day off last April. Hong Kong has long been criticised for its treatment of people with brown skin, particularly helpers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Edmond So
Mike Rowse
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Mike Rowse

When the coronavirus and racism collide: the good, the bad and the ugly

  • The beauty of dedicated health care workers, the ugliness of incompetent leadership and the sheer explosiveness of Covid-19 racism are all food for thought – along with a gaffe by new minister Erick Tsang

Police officers disperse domestic helpers as they gather in Central, Hong Kong, on their day off last April. Hong Kong has long been criticised for its treatment of people with brown skin, particularly helpers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Edmond SoPolice officers disperse domestic helpers as they gather in Central, Hong Kong, on their day off last April. Hong Kong has long been criticised for its treatment of people with brown skin, particularly helpers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Edmond So
Police officers disperse domestic helpers as they gather in Central, Hong Kong, on their day off last April. Hong Kong has long been criticised for its treatment of people with brown skin, particularly helpers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: Edmond So
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