The plight of the Rohingya People is urgent! Persecution and statelessness are not the only oppression they face. As undocumented asylum seekers and refugees fleeing virtual ethnic cleansing in Rakhine State,which they call ‘Arakan State,’ in Myanmar, they face intense suffering in places where they hope to find safety and to live peacefully in freedom. Continue reading “From Conflict to Captivity”
Month: May 2014
Kindness or Cruelty?
I felt I had to share this with the world. Coca-cola thought that it was doing migrant workers in Singapore a favour by sponsoring a public gesture of appreciation for their hard work in building Singapore. Whether this could be seen as Corporate Social Responsibility or a mere advertising gimmick, is up to the viewer. In contrast, a Singapore journalist with Al-Jazeera documented the real living and working conditions of migrant construction workers in Singapore. Use this link to decide for yourself, if Coca-cola is being kind or cruel to the usually anonymous foreign worker.
It brought tears to my eyes.