An Open Letter for the International Human Rights Day ===================================================================== An Open Letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights by 14 Hong Kong NGOs On the International Human Rights Day Re-affirm our Stance on the Universality of Human Rights Call on Concern of the Rule According to Draconian Laws & Follow-ups to Rights […]
Stop the Violent Eviction of the Urban Poor; Respect the Housing Rights of the People On November 18, 2017, a fire broke out in Daxing District of Beijing, a suburb densely populated by low-income migrant workers. The fire killed at least 19 people and injured 8. After the fire, in the name of “improving the […]
On the first anniversary of the struggle of agency workers at FAW-Volkswagen in Changchun for equal pay for equal work, we call on the Changchun municipal authorities to immediately release worker representative Fu Tianbo and for FAW-Volkswagen to return to the negotiating table. Fu Tianbo, who led more than a thousand agency workers in their […]
Restore Meng Han’s Freedom, Stop all Surveillance Now MENG Han, a Guangdong labour activist, was released on 3 September after 21 months’ wrongful imprisonment. He was sentenced for “inciting a crowd to disturb public order” because he was merely participated in organising workers in collective labour disputes. We, the undersigned Hong Kong labour organisations, would […]
Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour, China Labor Watch, Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions and Worker Empowerment have just released a joint statement, demanding Disney and its supplier factories to implement the following:
1). Respond to the problems depicted by the investigative reports and open talks with workers and labour organisations;
2). Fulfill its promise to protect workers’ rights across the supply chain: to investigate the Mizutani case and to help their workers claim their missing compensation;
3). Introduce comprehensive changes to the labour conditions of supplier factories.