Hundreds of domestic workers with Hong Kong locals and expatriate supporters joined the One Billion Rising dance organized by MIGRANTE International and GABRIELA Hong Kong at the Chater Road in Central, Hong Kong. This event was held in solidarity with the One Billion Rising global strike campaign lead by Eve Ensler to put an end to violence against women all over the world.
By Jefferson Mendoza/ HK Pinoy TV reporter Just a few steps away from the statue of Sir Thomas Jackson, the 1st Baronet and the 3rd chief manager of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) at Statue Square, an indignation rally was held in response to the murder of Filipino transgender woman, Jennifer Laude. [...]
For the past two Sundays, more than 1500 Filipino migrants in Hong Kong have signed up for the People’s Initiative Against Pork led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan – Hongkong and Macau Chapter. The PIAP is an effort by various anti-corruption organizations in the Philippines to pass a law that will abolish the pork barrel [...]