Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. Photo: Handout
Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. Photo: Handout
Surabhi Chopra
Opinion

Opinion

Surabhi Chopra

Hong Kong should rethink rules that threaten to make immigration detention feel like jail

  • Proposed changes include allowing intimate body searches, raising maximum solitary confinement to 28 days and a new detention centre managed by the prisons authority
  • This is a disturbing move towards making an already opaque, non-judicial system punitive, especially when many have been victims of trafficking or persecution

Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. Photo: Handout
Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. Photo: Handout
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