In Hong Kong, the Poor Are Living in Cages and It’s an Insult to Human Dignity


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Hong Kong is one of the wealthiest cities in Asia, yet thousands of people live in very poor living conditions. In fact, Hong Kong’s poorest live in 16-square-foot cages that government calls “inadequate housing”. The United Nations have called these cages “an insult to human dignity”.

1. The housing crisis in Hong Kong has really taken away the possibility to buy a house for some. The poorest live in literal cages, but the disgraceful housing is still costing them all the have.


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