More than 40 Filipino migrant workers and their local friends/supporters in Hong Kong trooped to the Philippine and Malaysian Consulate General offices on Wednesday to protest the continued military action taken on the Royal Army of Sulu that has occupied a village in Lahad Datu, Sabah.
More than 40 Filipino migrant workers and their local friends/supporters in Hong Kong trooped to the Philippine and Malaysian Consulate General offices on Wednesday to protest the continued military action taken on the Royal Army of Sulu that has occupied a village in Lahad Datu, Sabah.
International Migrants’ Alliance (IMA) chairperson   Eni Lestari said that by taking military action to resolve the crisis, many migrants, both documented and undocumented, and refugees have been affected negatively - some have been laid off work, many have been harassed and intimidated by security forces of Malaysia, hundreds have been arrested, detained and deported back to the Philippines. However, not only Filipino migrants are being attacked but Indonesians as well.
International Migrants’ Alliance (IMA) chairperson Eni Lestari said that by taking military action to resolve the crisis, many migrants, both documented and undocumented, and refugees have been affected negatively – some have been laid off work, many have been harassed and intimidated by security forces of Malaysia, hundreds have been arrested, detained and deported back to the Philippines. However, not only Filipino migrants are being attacked but Indonesians as well.