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Human-trafficking fears after Filipino helper dies on the mainland

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  • Aug 13 2017 00:06About: 2 months ago
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Authorities in the city are investigating the death of 20-year-old Filipino domestic helper who fell from a building on the mainland after being sent there to work by her Hong Kong employers. Officials have classified the tragedy as a “suspected case of human-trafficking”.
The case has exposed a “dangerous trend” of local employers dispatching their helpers to work illegally outside the city, said rights groups, citing mounting complaints over the past few years.
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Authorities city investigating death 20-year-old Filipino domestic helper fell from building mainland after being sent there work Hong Kong employers. Officials have classified tragedy “suspected case human-trafficking”. The exposed “dangerous trend” local employers dispatching their helpers illegally outside city said rights groups citing mounting complaints over past years. The...

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