Hong Kong: The fight for women’s rights

Hong Kong: The fight for women’s rights

Sexism, discriminatory laws and poverty hit women hard in China’s richest city Sally Tang Mei-ching and Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info For the fourth year in a row Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) took the initiative to a public rally on International Women’s Day (IWD), Saturday 8 March, to gather women […]

Support Hong Kong refugees’ struggle

Support Hong Kong refugees’ struggle

Fight against corruption at welfare contractor ISS leads to the ‘pinnacle of power’ in Hong Kong’s government Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “Who took our money? ISS! Who sponsors corruption? CY’s wife!” This was one of the chants as over 60 refugees marched to Government House on Thursday 13 March in the […]

Hong Kong refugees start new occupation

Hong Kong refugees start new occupation

‘Occupy SWD’ accuses government of covering up abuses by its private refugee welfare contractor ISS-HK Around 50 refugees with their families set up a protest camp outside the offices of the Social Welfare Department (SWD) in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district on February 27. They are demanding the department stop […]

Socialist (社会主义者‏) magazine: issue 25 out now

Socialist (社会主义者‏) magazine: issue 25 out now

  Banned in China – Socialist magazine celebrates 5 years of publication! Socialist magazine The March-April issue of Chinese language Socialist (社会主义者‏) magazine is out on the streets in Hong Kong. Next week the Taiwan and mainland China editions will also appear. The new issue (number 25) includes analysis of the upheavals […]

Refugees take protests to ISS-HK head office

Refugees take protests to ISS-HK head office

The Refugee Union in Hong Kong stages new protest in swift response to eviction after 7-day occupation Socialist Action reporters “Shame on ISS! Shame on ISS!” echoed across the packed streets of Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district today as 40 members of the Refugee Union and their supporters staged a protest […]