Domestic workers: Residency battle 'has split Hong Kong'

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Hong Kong's top court has ruled that domestic workers are not eligible to apply for permanent residency, ending a lengthy legal battle that has split opinion.

Domestic workers had argued that denying them permanent residency was unconstitutional.

The issue of right of abode is a sensitive subject in Hong Kong, as the BBC's Jennifer Pak explains.

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