The Yau Tsim Mong lockdown should make clear that those who are most economically vulnerable in our community have been reduced to living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Photo: Sam Tsang The Yau Tsim Mong lockdown should make clear that those who are most economically vulnerable in our community have been reduced to living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Yau Tsim Mong lockdown should make clear that those who are most economically vulnerable in our community have been reduced to living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Photo: Sam Tsang
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong’s first Covid-19 lockdowns reveal the appalling poverty in our midst

  • Hong Kong’s targeted lockdowns have brought to light neglected pockets where the poor suffer inhumane living conditions, and we must not look away. It is because of our collective nonchalance that the city has become increasingly unliveable

The Yau Tsim Mong lockdown should make clear that those who are most economically vulnerable in our community have been reduced to living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Photo: Sam Tsang The Yau Tsim Mong lockdown should make clear that those who are most economically vulnerable in our community have been reduced to living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Yau Tsim Mong lockdown should make clear that those who are most economically vulnerable in our community have been reduced to living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.