(Front row, from left): Ivan Lam Long-yin, Joshua Wong Chi-fung, David Chu Wai-chung, Sunny Leung Hiu-yeung, and pan-democratic lawmakers, attend a press conference on improving the rights and conditions of serving prisoners. Photo: Edmond So

Independent council to monitor Hong Kong prisons needed to protect inmate rights, lawmakers and activists say

Group releases report saying wages for inmates, who work a minimum of six hours per day, are too low and they cannot afford basic necessities

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(Front row, from left): Ivan Lam Long-yin, Joshua Wong Chi-fung, David Chu Wai-chung, Sunny Leung Hiu-yeung, and pan-democratic lawmakers, attend a press conference on improving the rights and conditions of serving prisoners. Photo: Edmond So
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