Hong Kong Transport Authorities Backtrack on Cathay’s Same-sex Advert Ban After Public Outcry
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Hong Kong Transport Authorities Backtrack on Cathay’s Same-sex Advert Ban After Public Outcry

The MTR Corporation (MTRC) and the Airport Authority (AA) reversed a decision to reject Cathay Pacific’s recent ad campaign, which featured two men walking down…

Human trafficking in Hong Kong
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Human trafficking in Hong Kong

An estimated 10,000 people were living in modern slavery in Hong Kong last year and the government’s response was limited, non-profit group Global Slavery Index…

The Case of The Saudi Sisters: Hong Kong’s lack of refugee regs
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The Case of The Saudi Sisters: Hong Kong’s lack of refugee regs

Two Saudi women have been hiding in Hong Kong for six months while fearing deportation to their homeland. They are trying to escape what they…

Foetal funerals or out with the garbage – parents want choices
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Foetal funerals or out with the garbage – parents want choices

A foetus lost less than 24 weeks is not legally recognized as a life and will be put into yellow bags to be dumped as…

Elevating minorities: Education, employment and incentives
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Elevating minorities: Education, employment and incentives

“Equality and inclusiveness is not a mere slogan. It represents a core value of Hong Kong,” said the city’s chief secretary Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung,…

The road to slavery runs through Hong Kong
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The road to slavery runs through Hong Kong

A map that captures human trafficking and migration routes suggests Hong Kong plays a role in the crime on a global scale. (Photo credit: Liberty…

Laws perfectly inadequate in addressing discrimination in Hong Kong
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Laws perfectly inadequate in addressing discrimination in Hong Kong

In 2011, Mr Arjun Singh, then an 11-year old child, Hong Kong native of Indian descent, was accused by a Chinese woman of assault (by…

New report counts 29,500 slaves in Hong Kong, labels government as low-performer
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New report counts 29,500 slaves in Hong Kong, labels government as low-performer

According to a new report, Hong Kong is not doing all it can to combat modern day slavery. One local organisation agrees. Meanwhile, the government…

EOC proposes law reform: Cohabiting relationships and new immigrants the talking points
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EOC proposes law reform: Cohabiting relationships and new immigrants the talking points

York Chow’s final call as chairman of the EOC seeks to better protect the rights of minority groups. As comprehensive as the report is, it…

Speech by Kathleen Ferrier on International Women’s Day
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Speech by Kathleen Ferrier on International Women’s Day

  Bright Hong Kong hosted a breakfast with women speakers in honour of International Women’s Day and to explore issues facing modern women and what…