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International Women’s Day in Hong Kong

International Women’s Day in Hong Kong

Women of different nationalities are out on the streets protesting for women’s rights. Socialist Action reporters International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on 8 March, is a day to commemorate the struggle of women for their rights. On 7 March, Socialist Action (CWI supporters in Hong Kong) together with the Refugee […]

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 […]

“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: New protests demand justice for migrant workers

Hong Kong: New protests demand justice for migrant workers

Solidarity with migrant workers: To achieve justice we must change the whole system! Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) Hong Kong has seen an impressive wave of street protests by migrant domestic workers, especially from among the 140,000-strong Indonesian community, over the horrific beating and abuse of 23-year old […]