Below one percent – this is the success rate of asylum applications in Hong Kong. In other developed regions, the success rate stands at 30-40%. Asylum seekers in Hong Kong often have to wait for years, even a decade, only to have their claims rejected.
Social support they receive from the government is minimal – $1,500 per month for rent, $1,200 in supermarket vouchers for food and $300 for other basic daily necessities. Imagine living with this budget in Hong Kong, one of the world’s most expensive cities, for years.
Our post-screening panel discussion will include first-hand accounts from refugees in Hong Kong.
🚶🚶♀️ Come join our World Refugee Day Virtual Film Screening 2020 世界難民日網上電影放映會2020 this Friday🚶🚶♀️
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