The government has proposed expanding anti-discrimination laws to offer protections to mainland Chinese. Photo: Bloomberg
The government has proposed expanding anti-discrimination laws to offer protections to mainland Chinese. Photo: Bloomberg

‘This should not be rushed’: expansion of Hong Kong discrimination laws to cover mainland Chinese must be balanced, experts say

  • Discrimination against mainlanders is not uncommon in Hong Kong, and UN bodies have called the city out for not doing enough to fight it
  • But, one expert warns, ‘in the present context, the government is already using laws to stifle freedom of expression’

Topic |   Racism and prejudice
The government has proposed expanding anti-discrimination laws to offer protections to mainland Chinese. Photo: Bloomberg
The government has proposed expanding anti-discrimination laws to offer protections to mainland Chinese. Photo: Bloomberg
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