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Equality watchdog defends stance on ‘brownface’ after chairman claims not all cases discriminatory

Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has doubled down on its chairperson’s earlier statement that darkening one’s skin tone for imitation purposes is not always discriminatory. “It is not sufficient to assess whether the use of ‘brownface’ will constitute vilification, harassment or discrimination without a thorough examination of the facts and context of the case,” the […]