HONG KONG’S ‘MODERN-DAY SLAVES’ AND ERWIANA’S PLIGHT

  Photo shows maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, with both feet severely bruised as she was brought to hospital in Indonesia Hong Kong officials were apparently stung and embarrassed by the series of critical reports by major local and international media about Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih who accused her 44-year-old female Chinese employer, surnamed Law, of repeatedly…

Hong Kong’s rule of law and justice for battered Indonesian maid

(Photo shows Filipino domestics in Central business district) On Sept. 18, a Hong Kong court jailed a Hong Kong Chinese couple to medium-term jail sentences for inflicting a string of shocking physical cruelty to their former Indonesian domestic helper, Kartika Puspitasari. Tai Chi-wai, 42, and his 41-year-old wife, Catherine Au, subjected their former maid Kartika…