Hospital pays compensation over 'racism' death
Date Written: 31/03/2010
Year Published: 2010
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11737
Harinder Veriah's death helped to expose an ugly truth in Hong Kong: that racism is a serious problem. A report "Hong Kong's big dirty little secret" acknowledged that racism was so ingrained that derogatory terms for ethnic minorities such as gwei lo ("ghost people") for whites and hak gwai or ("black ghost") for blacks were barely noticed.