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 […]

Socialist Action hosts successful forum on democracy, struggle and socialism

Socialist Action hosts successful forum on democracy, struggle and socialism

From Indonesia to the United States – wide range of speakers and topics Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong Socialist Action’s first ever ‘Forum of Struggle’ at City University in Kowloon Tong was a clear success with over 60 participants, mostly students and young people, attending various sessions over […]

Hong Kong: ‘One Billion Rising’ protest for migrant rights

Hong Kong: ‘One Billion Rising’ protest for migrant rights

Up to 1,000 migrant domestic workers in synchronised dancing and manifestation demanding end to discriminatory laws and violence Socialist Action reporters It rained in Hong Kong on Sunday 9 February, at times heavily. But this did not dampen the enthusiasm of the massed ranks of Filipino, Indonesian, Thai and Nepalese […]

“The government wants us to shut up”

“The government wants us to shut up”

There is rising discontent among Indonesian migrant workers in Hong Kong after the Erwiana scandal Sally Tang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) “I have two kids and two parents to feed. I must send money home to them; if I don’t feed them, who will? I must carry on.” Nisa, […]

Hong Kong: Thousands of migrant workers say end unfair laws

Hong Kong: Thousands of migrant workers say end unfair laws

Over 4,000 march on Sunday 26 January • Erwiana case has opened the floodgates of protest from territory’s army of domestic workers Socialist Action reporters Migrant workers in Hong Kong are angry. On Sunday 26 January over 4,000 migrant workers and their supporters took to the streets in another massive, […]