02 Oct '11, 10am

HK maids ruling sparks rally

HK maids ruling sparks rally

HONG KONG: About 500 Hong Kong people on Sunday rallied to protest against a landmark court ruling which could allow thousands of foreign maids the right to permanent residency. The successful legal challenge brought by Evangeline Banao Vallejos, a Philippine domestic worker who has lived in Hong Kong since 1986, has divided opinion in the Chinese city and prompted debate over equal treatment. The High Court on Friday ruled that immigration laws barring domestic workers -- mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia -- from settling permanently violated Hong Kong's mini-constitution, known as the Basic Law. "We don't want (the maids) to come to Hong Kong permanently, they will take away our social benefits," 38-year-old protester Dennis Leung said after the demonstrators marched through the city centre to the government offices. "We don't think this is discrimination. We hav...

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Protest in Hong Kong against landmark maids ruling

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