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Hong Kong: Robbery at Socialist Action’s office

Urgent appeal for financial solidarity chinaworker.info reporters Socialist Action, the supporters of the CWI in Hong Kong, suffered a burglary at their Hong Kong office in the early hours of 17 October. Six computers, mobile phones, three credit cards and personal artifacts belonging to staff members were stolen. Totally over 20,000 Hong Kong dollars in cash and credit card theft ...

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Ambulance workers in Ireland fighting for trade union recognition

International Day of Solidarity – Monday 21 st October Katia Hancke Socialist Party Ireland Ambulance workers in the South of Ireland have been organising in NASRA, a branch of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA), for the last ten years. The grassroots union branch is democratic with a lay leadership and a fighting approach to defending workers’ rights. Over the last ...

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Hong Kong CWI member Nathan Leung victimised by banking giant HSBC

Sacked after participating in September general strike Socialist Action reporters in Hong Kong Hong Kong is facing wave of corporate ‘white terror’ – dismissals, spying and intimidation – against workers and trade unionists that voice support for the mass protest movement. Nathan Leung Lai Pong, a member of Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) and an outsourced worker at HSBC, was dismissed ...

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Hong Kong: Airline trade union leader sacked in government revenge attack

HKCTU needs to call strike action by airline and airport workers who are facing the brunt of government ‘white terror’ Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) reporters The trade union chairperson for 2,000 flight attendants at Hong Kong’s Cathay Dragon airline, Rebecca Sy On-na, has been sacked. This is the latest and most serious attack on employees at Hong Kong’s ...

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Northern Ireland. Workers occupy Harland & Wolff – Nationalise the shipyard to save jobs and skills!

By Socialist Party (Northern Ireland)  With Harland & Wolff just days from going into administration, placing 130 skilled jobs at risk, workers at the shipyard in Belfast – members of Unite and GMB trade unions – have begun an occupation, demanding that the government nationalise the yard to safeguard its future. It is imperative that the wider trade union movement ...

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Solidarity Appeal – Nigeria: Sacked ENL Dockworkers Return to Court on July 17

After almost three years of deadlock in court, the matter of 584 dockworkers unjustly retrenched by ENL Consortium came up for a hearing on Thursday June 20, 2019 at the National Industrial Court. The workers in their hundreds were already in the court premises around 7:45am to display their banners and chant solidarity songs. But their matter did not come ...

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Taiwan: Pro-CCP Media Threatens Libel Case Against CWI Member

Libel charges can lead to 2 years imprisonment A leading Taiwan CWI (International Socialist Forward) comrade, Hsu Wei-Yu, is being threatened with libel action by CTi, a large media corporation with links to the Chinese dictatorship (CCP). Under Taiwanese law, this carries a maximum penalty of two years in jail. Please send protest messages and solidarity with comrade Hsu. The ...

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