HK man fights for his right to fish

Fisherman’s case is being seen as a test of how well the legal system will protect human rights.

    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


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