Hong Kong’s ‘bigoted, discriminatory’ LGBT refugee decision shows gov’t bill to speed up court cases won’t fix surge of legal challenges, NGO says

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers and a human rights organisation said on Wednesday that the government’s proposed legal amendments to speed up the handling of court cases – including those related to refugee non-refoulement claims – will not address the “root causes” of the judiciary’s heavy workload. They said that the surge in legal challenges in […]