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3Novices:Arrested for making HK$1, elderly cardboard seller wins hearts, minds and the all-clear

The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department on Monday bowed to pressure and dropped charges against a 75-year-old woman for selling cardboard without a hawker license following immense public outcry over her arrest.
The U-turn came after mounting calls – including a protest joined by 30 people on Sunday and a petition with over 15,000 signatures – to denounce what activists called the “merciless behaviour” of department officers.
In a written statement, the department…
June 19, 2017 at 09:56PM http://ift.tt/2tktUD7
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