Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Hong Kong A Beacon Of Civil Liberties

Yes the former UK Colony, which is now part of China(!), is being held up as a beacon of civil liberties as it refuses to routinely fingerprint school children as it sees this as invasive.

This point was raised in the House of Lord's debate about whether school children in the UK should be fingerprinted - a practice which is widespread here - for such reasons as taking registration or using the library.

More details on the debate here

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