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The Unified Screening Mechanism: Hong Kong to Assess Refugee Claims Alongside Torture Claims

The Unified Screening Mechanism: Hong Kong to Assess Refugee Claims Alongside Torture Claims

The UNHCR previously had the role of assessing and determining refugee claims (“persecution claims”) in Hong Kong ...
The Violence Must Stop – Abuse of Police Power in Hong Kong’s Democracy Protests

The Violence Must Stop – Abuse of Police Power in Hong Kong’s Democracy Protests

In ruling out genuine choice in all future Chief Executive elections in Hong Kong, the Government has done ...
The Violence Must Stop – Abuse of Police Power in Hong Kong's Democracy Protests

The Violence Must Stop – Abuse of Police Power in Hong Kong's Democracy Protests

In ruling out genuine choice in all future Chief Executive elections in Hong Kong, the Government has done ...
Public Consultation on the Overhaul of Hong Kong Anti-Discrimination Laws

Public Consultation on the Overhaul of Hong Kong Anti-Discrimination Laws

On 7 October 2014, the Hong Kong Equal Opportunities Commission (“EOC”) will conclude its inaugural review of the ...
A Human Rights Defence of Hong Kong’s Occupy Central

A Human Rights Defence of Hong Kong’s Occupy Central

With the Hong Kong Government set on introducing an undemocratic electoral reform in the coming months, Professor ...
A Human Rights Defence of Hong Kong's Occupy Central

A Human Rights Defence of Hong Kong's Occupy Central

With the Hong Kong Government set on introducing an undemocratic electoral reform in the coming months, Professor ...
Kong Yunming v The Director of Social Welfare: Constitutional protection of social welfare rights in Hong Kong

Kong Yunming v The Director of Social Welfare: Constitutional protection of social welfare rights in Hong Kong

On 17 December 2013, the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong unanimously allowed the appeal of Madam Kong in Kong ...
Transsexual Persons Can Get Married in Hong Kong in a Year’s Time

Transsexual Persons Can Get Married in Hong Kong in a Year’s Time

On 16th July, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in W v. The Registrar of Marriages made a declaration that the ...
Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled on refugee law gateway issue

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled on refugee law gateway issue

On 25 March 2013, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) in Hong Kong unanimously allowed an appeal by three asylum ...

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