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The Language of Refuge

As part of my research on the refugee experience in Hong Kong I’ve been looking more closely at public attitudes towards specific refugee groups, including Chinese refugees who fled for the relative safety of Hong Kong after the Japanese invasion of Canton in October 1938. 1,007 more words

Hong Kong

National Guard and Immigration Control: Trumps Wildcard

Concerns. This is technically a military action on domestic ground. What it means is that in a military state action the US Constitution and the Amendments are suspended due to emergency need. 244 more words

U.S. National Concerns

Chinese Refugee Camps

Following on from my earlier blog posting on the colonial legislation governing Chinese refugee camps, I’ve found a South China Morning Post article from March 1939 which details a new refugee settlement at Fan Uk Ling. 187 more words

Hong Kong

Professor William (Wilhelm) Deman

Whilst working through the World Jewish Congress (WJC) records at the American Jewish Archives, I became intrigued by letters written by Professor William (Wilhelm) Deman… 844 more words

Jewish Refugees

Hong Kong Democracy Advocate Detained in Thailand

Wed Oct 5, 2016 | 12:42am EDT

 Student leader Joshua Wong.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo file photo

By Cod Satrusayang and Venus Wu… 721 more words

Immigration Control (2)

I’ve discussed the inception and failure of Hong Kong’s first Immigration Department in 1940 here. In this blog posting I’ll be looking at the complexities of immigration control in the 1930s and what this meant for Chinese and foreign refugees. 421 more words

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