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  • Hong Kong Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Abusing Indonesian Maid
    Hong Kong Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Abusing Indonesian Maid

    HONG KONG — A Hong Kong woman convicted of beating and threatening her Indonesian maid was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday, in a case that focused attention on the treatment of domestic servants here. Law Wan-tung, 44, was found guilty ...

    New York Times | February 27, 2015 07:15
  • Time to get serious about domestic violence in Hong Kong by strengthening the ...

    Despite the alarming incidence of known domestic abuse in Hong Kong, many cases are simply not being reported, perhaps because people feel the law cannot help them. This can have dire consequences for victims, whether adults or children, and ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | March 2, 2015 11:03
  • Migrant Worker Wins Hong Kong Abuse Case
    Migrant Worker Wins Hong Kong Abuse Case

    Ms. Law, 44, now awaits sentencing at the end of this month. She faces up to seven years' imprisonment. “To employers in Hong Kong, I hope they will start treating migrant workers as workers and human beings and stop treating us like slaves,” Ms ...

    New York Times | February 10, 2015 07:54
  • 'Topple the Chinese Communist Party': New Round of Protests Rock Hong Kong
    'Topple the Chinese Communist Party': New Round of Protests Rock Hong Kong

    Reuters reports that a crowd of about 400 protesters formed in Yuen Long, chanting “cancel the multiple-entry permit” and “topple the Chinese Communist Party,” the former a reference to a law that permits Chinese mainlanders to enter and exit Hong Kong ...

    Breitbart News | March 2, 2015 18:22

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