Hong Kong’s Broken Asylum System

Sri Lankan political refugee the poster child for territory’s failure

More than 17 years after seeking refuge in Hong Kong, a 48-year-old former Sri Lankan soldier named Ajith Pushpakumara (above, right, with Robert Tibbo) is being told he has to start the process all over again, according to his attorney, Canadian human rights lawyer Robert Tibbo.

Pushpakumara’s story is an all-too-often heard tale of outright hostility t…

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