Browsing: Statements

The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), a regional migrant centre that works for the protection of migrants and refugees’ rights, throws its support to Tenaganita (Women’s Force) and other civil society groups in Malaysia that are criticizing


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  Reference: Ramon Bultron, APMM managing director Contact details: +852-2723-7536, ramon@apmigrants.org   The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) raises the alarm on the recent migrant-focused smartphone application that Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) has recently


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To Executive Yuan: Uphold, protect migrants’ rights in Taiwan

The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), a regional institution working for and with migrants, calls on the Executive Yuan to develop and strengthen state mechanisms to protect migrant workers from abuse and exploitation in Taiwan.


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First legislated law for FDWs in Kuwait: Result of long years of advocacy for Migrants rights

The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), a regional migrant service institution based in Hong Kong, welcomes the first legislated law for Foreign domestic Workers in Kuwait. We believed that this is a long overdue legislated


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Statement of the Asia Pacific CSO Forum on Sustainable Development on the Situation of the Rohingyas

LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND! Take action now! Save the lives of the trafficked victims at sea! Prosecute the traffickers! This is the call of representatives from 120 grassroots people’s organizations, civil society groups and all human


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People’s Solidarity, Not BS Aquino, Gave Temporary Reprieve to Mary Jane

The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), a regional migrant service institution that has been in the thick of the fight to save Mary Jane Veloso’s life, wishes to set the record straight regarding the staying


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Condemn EU crackdown vs. Turkish activists

The International Migrants Alliance (IMA), the largest global coalition of grassroots migrant organizations all over the world, condemns the simultaneous, Gestapo-style crackdown on Turkish activists by governments in four European countries. On April 20, police raids


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Mary Jane Veloso Should be Given Justice, Not Punishment

There is a keen sense of collective outrage among migrants worldwide over the plight of Mary Jane Veloso, a 30-year old Filipina domestic worker who was trafficked and duped into transporting drugs to Indonesia. After becoming


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Mary Jane Veloso’s Case Shows Criminal Neglect of Aquino Gov’t.

Another Filipino worker is up for execution in a foreign land, and the government of President Benigno Aquino III has been remiss in its duties once again by failing to provide adequate and timely intervention. Mary


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By the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants 13 February 2015 The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), a regional centre working for the rights of migrants in the region, expresses the following position for the second


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When the Open Working Group released its Final Outcome Document on Sustainable Development Goals in July, it has become apparent that the direction the post-2015 development agenda is taking is one that does not veer away


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IMA Statement on International Women’s Day 2015

Fight capitalist greed and exploitation Women and men migrants unite for dignity, against modern-day slavery   The International Migrants Alliance (IMA) commemorates the 2015 International Women’s Day by calling on all women and men migrants, refugees


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UFDWR Statement on International Women’s Day 2015

FDWs in commemoration of the International Working Women’ Day United for Foreign Domestic Workers’ Rights (UFDWR) 08 March 2015 The women migrant workers continue to bear the brunt of the labor exploitation brought by the neoliberal


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APMM Statement on International Women’s Day 2015

Uphold the Rights of Women Migrant Workers! Fight for Decent Wage!  Stop Forced Migration! Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) 08 March 2015 “Women hold up half the sky” as the saying goes, and in the


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Asia Pacific: Action required to protect human rights defenders at risk for protecting migrants’ rights

A joint written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) and the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) 1. The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) and the Asian


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