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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]