Bumpy landing: Hong Kong migrants face culture shock in Britain, seek help for isolation, depression, marriage breakdown

Published Oct 09 2021 at 12:00 AM GMT
  • Henry* arrived at London’s Heathrow airport on a cold winter’s morning in January to claim asylum, expecting everything to go smoothly as the British government was aware of the political situation in Hong Kong.
  • Instead, immigration staff detained the 24-year-old Hongkonger for 48 hours to verify his claims, and warned that he could be sent back.
  • He had fled Hong Kong fearing he would be charged with taking part in the 2019 anti-government protests and holding up a banner calling for the city’s….



  • Published Oct 9, 2021 12:00 AM GMT