Lawyers for the woman say she was strip-searched by male prison guards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Lawyers for the woman say she was strip-searched by male prison guards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lawyers for the woman say she was strip-searched by male prison guards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Transgender woman’s detention in Hong Kong all-male prison ‘unconstitutional’, court told

Lawyers for Filipino Navarro Luigi Recasa claim that the woman was subjected to repeated strip-searches by male prison guards and other ‘degrading and inhuman’ treatment during her time in the city’s correctional institutions

Lawyers for the woman say she was strip-searched by male prison guards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Lawyers for the woman say she was strip-searched by male prison guards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lawyers for the woman say she was strip-searched by male prison guards. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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