Post Tagged with: "Migrant Workers"

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, […]

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 […]

Erwiana case: Enough is enough!

Erwiana case: Enough is enough!

For united struggle against oppression and discrimination of migrant workers Hong Kong By Socialist Action HONG KONG: The case of tortured Indonesian domestic worker, Erwiana Sulitiyaningsih, exposed the extreme harsh life of migrants in Hong Kong. Not only facing violence, Erwiana was not paid or given any days off during […]