“Prepare to be strip searched and your belongings taken away. Welcome, prisoner, to ‘The Rock’.”
In the fourth quarter of the last century it is estimated that the number refugees who arrived in Hong Kong swelled to over 200,000.
This is one of the 40 cramped camps where they were contained. Riots, mass demonstrations and breakouts were common.
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