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HKFP History: Mainland refugees fleeing famine are rejected by British Hong Kong

As war and famine ravaged the mainland, hundreds of thousands fled to British Hong Kong during the 40s, 50s and 60s. LIFE Magazine captured the experiences of some of these migrants in an issue from May, 1962. Some had travelled thousands of miles to begin a new life in the British colony. Meanwhile, the US welcomed […]