Hong Kong: Refugees fighting an unfair system

Hong Kong: Refugees fighting an unfair system

Occupations in Wan Chai and Central against government’s corrupt outsourcing system Interview with Refugee Union chairman Raymond by Bas Solomon of Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) Refugees in Hong Kong are united, and refuse to be ignored anymore. On January 27, a few dozen refugees established the Refugee Union, and within […]

Hong Kong: Erwiana returns to face new ordeal

Hong Kong: Erwiana returns to face new ordeal

Hong Kong and Indonesian governments should also stand trial over migrant workers’ rights Socialist Action reporters in Hong Kong The return of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih to Hong Kong is a major event for the city’s 330,000 migrant domestic workers. Erwiana arrived from Indonesia along with family members and supporters on 7 […]

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 […]