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Refugees are turning to crime because of Hong Kong’s botched asylum system

Hong Kong’s botched asylum system both fails to deter arrivals and is responsible for creating a breeding ground for Chinese triads, as well as African and South Asian gangs. The number of claimants doubled to 10,000 last year. Further, as refugees are provided insufficient welfare assistance, while heavily punished for working illegally, many are turning […]