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HKFP Lens: Exploring Hong Kong’s abandoned refugee detention camp

By HKURBEX

“Prepare to be strip searched and your belongings taken away. Welcome, prisoner, to ‘The Rock’.”

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

In the fourth quarter of the last century it is estimated that the number refugees who arrived in Hong Kong swelled to over 200,000.

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

This is one of the 40 cramped camps where they were contained. Riots, mass demonstrations and breakouts were common.

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

See also: Video: ‘The Rock’ – HKURBEX explores abandoned refugee prison

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

 

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

 

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

HKUBREX refugee prison detention camp urban exploration photography

by HKURBEX – Visual creators and storytellers on a mission to unearth Hong Kong’s derelict abandoned sites. 

HKFP Writer

HKURBEX

HKURBEX

HK Urbex is a group of visual creators and storytellers on a mission to unearth Hong Kong's derelict abandoned sites.

HKFP Lens: Exploring Hong Kong's abandoned refugee detention camp