For generations families have been living off the waters of Peng Chau Island in Hong Kong. But after the area was declared a marine park, the by-laws were changed and they could no longer fish.

Mo Chun Kau, a fisherman, has gone to court to defend his way of life. Now the case of is being seen as a test of how well Hong Kong's legal system will protect human rights.

Rob McBride reports.

Source: Al Jazeera