Hong Kong: Refugee occupation evicted by court order

Hong Kong: Refugee occupation evicted by court order

Refugee Union vows to continue and step up the struggle with new protests against rogue welfare company ISS-HK Socialist Action reporters On the seventh day of its round-the-clock occupation of social welfare offices in Hong Kong’s Prince Edward district, the newly formed Refugee Union representing hundreds of refugees was ordered […]

Hong Kong: Refugees’ struggle wins more support

Hong Kong: Refugees’ struggle wins more support

4th day of the occupation of three welfare offices by refugee union Socialist Action reporters Refugees continued their occupation of ISS-HK offices (International Social Services Hong Kong) in Tsuen Wan, Mong Kok and Prince Edward for a fourth day on 14 February. Support is beginning to grow for the protest […]

Stop the execution of Satinah!

Stop the execution of Satinah!

Case reveals shocking plight of migrant workers on death row in Saudi Arabia Socialist Action reporters in Hong Kong HONG KONG: Around 40 migrant workers and their supporters staged a manifestation outside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Wan Chai to call for clemency for Satinah Binti Jumadi Ahmad from Indonesia who […]

Hong Kong asylum seekers in occupation of welfare offices

Hong Kong asylum seekers in occupation of welfare offices

Newly formed refugee union stages sit-in protests against aid group ISS-HK over unfair treatment Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Sit-in protests by up to 100 asylum seekers in Hong Kong entered their third day on Thursday 13 February. Chinaworker.info met the members of the newly formed Refugee Union at the Prince Edward […]

Hong Kong migrant workers: “Time to organise!”

Hong Kong migrant workers: “Time to organise!”

The Erwiana scandal has shaken Hong Kong says migrant rights campaigner Eman Villanueva Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “Domestic workers in Hong Kong see Erwiana as an epitome of themselves,” says Eman Villanueva, a veteran campaigner for migrant workers’ rights who is also the Vice-Chair of the Filipino Migrant Workers’ Union in […]