Prisoners’ Friends’ Association president Jack Fung Sun-wah and member of the association Michelle Lui Kit-hing. Lui has been writing to inmates since 2010 and has received about 1,500 letters from prisoners. She currently writes to 15 inmates. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

How Hong Kong’s prisoners are given hope by selfless pen pals and a local radio programme

A group of compassionate volunteers offer support and friendship to Hong Kong’s prison population by exchanging letters, allowing inmates to feel connected, express themselves and share their stories with the outside world

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Prisoners’ Friends’ Association president Jack Fung Sun-wah and member of the association Michelle Lui Kit-hing. Lui has been writing to inmates since 2010 and has received about 1,500 letters from prisoners. She currently writes to 15 inmates. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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