CG Tong Meets with Ethnic Minority Rights Advocates

CG Tong Meets with Ethnic Minority Rights Advocates
CG Tong Meets with Ethnic Minority Rights Advocates (State Dept.)
CG Tong Meets with Ethnic Minority Rights Advocates

On March 20, Consul General Tong met with local leaders who advocate for the rights of ethnic minorities in Hong Kong to hear about some of the issues of concern to ethnic minority populations in Hong Kong. The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on March 21. On that day in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid “pass laws.” You can learn more about this UN day here: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March