Ethnic Discrimination

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Intersectional Discrimination: What it’s like to be a queer ethnic minority woman in Hong Kong

From domestic workers to human rights lawyers, queer ethnic minority women in Hong Kong face an onslaught of prejudice.

21 Dec, 2020

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A Contentious Pairing: Muslim and queer in Southeast Asia

Muslim leaders and worshippers across the region selectively cite ancient texts to justify LGBT+ suppression.

21 Dec, 2020

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Chance Encounters: Bright hearts in the dark era of Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic, human connection is more important than ever. Hong Kong Shifts recounts meaningful encounters with strangers across the city.

22 Oct, 2020

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Unchecked trafficking takes a human toll in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, up to 9,000 migrant workers could be victims of human trafficking. We speak with the Justice Centre’s Rachel Li to find out why.

8 Oct, 2020

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News Feature

Being Black in Hong Kong

Nigerian writer and creative Christopher Onoja explains what it’s like to be Black in Hong Kong.

17 Sep, 2020

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Hong Kong politician Jeffrey Andrews says city must improve its treatment of ethnic minorities

This summer, Jeffrey Andrews became the first ethnic minority to run for the local council in Hong Kong. His dream? To bring real change for ethnic minorities, who face discrimination and segregation ...

3 Sep, 2020

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Stranded in Hong Kong: The plight of domestic workers during COVID-19

Up to 200,000 domestic workers have lost their jobs and are now stranded in Hong Kong during the pandemic, exposing harsh realities of being a migrant worker in the city

2 Sep, 2020

Photo Essays

The Siddi: An African tribe’s story of slavery, racial oppression and hope in India

Originally from Africa, the Siddi tribe is gradually finding a foothold in India after more than a millennium of exclusion and racial stigma.

23 Jun, 2020

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