Top court throws out request by Hong Kong prison bosses to keep discriminatory haircut requirement for male inmates

Hong Kong’s top court has thrown out a request by the prison service to temporarily keep a discriminatory requirement for male inmates to keep their hair short until authorities come up with a substitute policy that complies with the law.

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Hong Kong’s top court has thrown out a request by the prison service to temporarily keep a discriminatory requirement for male inmates to keep their hair short until authorities come up with a substitute policy that complies with the law. The Court of Final Appeal said in a judgment on Monday there was nothing complex about its ruling in November that would justify a six-month suspension of an order requiring “elimination of the less favourable treatment regarding hair length requirements…

This post was originally published on South China Morning Post.


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