Only after almost 24 hours of arguments at the airport were the couple able to file a protection claim, they said. Photo: Sam Tsang

Egyptian Coptic Christian couple went on hunger strike at Hong Kong immigrant detention centre after alleged abuse

Lawyer says the pair were mistreated at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre after struggle to file claim for protection from persecution, and case could be tip of the iceberg

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Only after almost 24 hours of arguments at the airport were the couple able to file a protection claim, they said. Photo: Sam Tsang
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