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 […]

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 […]