Give refugees and others a chance to speak out on a new Hong Kong law set to curtail their rights

By Virginie Goethals The Hong Kong government is trying to profoundly change the immigration law without holding a meaningful debate with all those concerned. This is particularly concerning given that the changes could have far-reaching consequences for those seeking refugee status in Hong Kong, curtailing their fundamental rights. Hong Kong, our beloved fragrant harbour, has been a safe haven in the past for refugees fleeing notably the Cultural Revolution and the aftermath of the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s. Over one million refugees fled China and many Hong Kong families are descend…

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