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8 Hong Kong homeless men demand apology from authorities for destroyed belongings

Eight homeless men who won lawsuits last week against the Hong Kong government for disposing of their personal belongings have criticised the HK$100 (US$12) in compensation they each received and demanded an apology from authorities. The group accused the government of “trampling upon their dignity” and called for policy improvement …

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Hong Kong leader urges support for homeless amid public uproar

Hong Kong’s leader has demanded government departments fulfil their responsibilities to support the city’s homeless, amid growing calls for authorities to apologise for what has been called “unreasonable treatment” of street sleepers. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor gave assurances about the welfare of homeless people on Wednesday, after nine …

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