Waqas says he was first stopped by police as an eight-year-old. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Why fourth-generation Hongkonger of Pakistani origin who was first stopped and searched by police at age 8 can’t count on racial discrimination law for help

  • Social work student Waqas says he has been stopped by police 30 times over the past decade and feels fear and anger whenever he spots officers
  • Race Discrimination Ordinance does not cover the exercise of government’s functions and powers
Topic |   Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong

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Waqas says he was first stopped by police as an eight-year-old. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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