Friday, October 31, 2014   

Anti-discrimination law urged
(06-25 16:34)

The administration has been urged to enact an anti-discrimination law to protect sexual minorities.
The issue was raised after the International Christian School reportedly requested teaching staff and job applicants sign a declaration stating they wouldn't engage in homosexual behaviour; contravening the declaration could allegedly lead to dismissal.
Education Secretary Eddie Ng Hak-kim told legislators during the weekly question and answer session that his bureau doesn't tolerate discrimination, and the school had promised to re-visit the declaration.
But the Labour Party's Cyd Ho Sau-lan said that's not good enough, and stressed the need for an anti-discrimination law. --RTHK   
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