In glitzy and prosperous Hong Kong, thousands live in conditions deemed an “insult to human dignity”.
Low-income residents who can’t keep up with soaring property prices have no choice but to cram into homes barely bigger than a coffin or wire cage. More than 200,000 Hongkongers survive in the cramped and squalid conditions of so-called coffin houses and cage homes.
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Martin comments: Is it any wonder Hong Kong was so ready to erupt in protest with so much frustration and misery behind the veneer of prosperity? What have these these people got to lose?