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Erwiana’s win is the victory of the migrant movement

A victory for Erwiana, a victory for all migrant workers. The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants congratulates Erwiana Sulistyaningsih as the Wanchai District Court has given her employer the guilty verdict on 18 charges, including assault,


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February 10 Verdict Will Heighten the Erwiana Campaign

The marathon hearings on the Erwiana Sulistyaningsih’s case wrapped up last January 20 at the Wanchai District Court, and migrant organizations in Hong Kong eagerly await the verdict expected to be issued this coming February 10.


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News Digest – November 2014

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IMA Statement on International Migrants’ Day 2014

Struggle for genuine development and justice for migrants and the people! Struggle and win! 18 December 2014 The International Migrants Alliance (IMA) commemorates this year’s International Migrants Day with greater resolve to advance the struggle for


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APMM Statement in Support of Justice for Erwiana Campaign

Justice for Erwiana, Justice to all Foreign Domestic Workers! 08 December 2014 For quite some time now, Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) and other migrant organizations in Hong Kong have been calling strongly for justice


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04 MF April 2008

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APMM Statement on International Migrants’ Day 2014

Resist commodification and slavery of migrants, Dismantle labour export programs Work towards a development agenda that is truly just and transformative Statement on the occasion of the International Migrants Day, 18 December 2014 The Asia Pacific


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Aquino gov’t. and Akbayan wax hypocritical on Singapore “maid auction” issue

The appearance of a news item in Al-Jazeera last June 27 on the auctioning off of maids in a Singaporean mall raised predictable reactions from the Philippine government and its Akbayan allies. In effect, they underreacted


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Flight of Cambodian migrant workers from Thailand is forced, not voluntary

Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), a regional migrant center, wishes to voice its concern about the massive flight of Cambodian migrant workers from Thailand. Thailand government should recognize the mutual responsibility between countries as to


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Harassment cases vs. Andy Hall must be dropped

The Interfaith Network for the Rights of Migrants (INFORM), a regional aggrupation of faith-based migrant advocacy organizations in the Asia Pacific, views with grave concern the recent cases filed by the Thailand-based Natural Fruit Company Ltd.


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A World Without Forced Migration: Migrants and Development Justice

Why Migrants Should Support the Call for Development Justice International Migrants Alliance (IMA) Campaign for People’s Goals for Sustainable Development (CPGSD) Currently, there are 232 million international migrants in the world and this is projected to


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