Freedom – above all: Refugee Perspectives

As told to Mhairi McLaughlin and Rivekie Ho.Β  Annie* arrived in Hong Kong over a year ago, after being trafficked into a forced marriage in Mainland China. She is originally from Madagascar. Although living in limbo as an asylum seeker, she talks about the importance of freedom. How long have you been in Hong Kong?…

Creating a life after trauma: building a future in Hong Kong

As told to Mhairi McLaughlin and Sophie Hines. Translation by Tegan Smyth. Laura and Maria*, are from Madagascar. They arrived in Hong Kong around a year ago, after fleeing forced marriages to men in Mainland China. This is their story (Part 2 of 2). See Part 1 here. And then you escaped to Hong Kong?…