Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
“Employers often abuse this power in violation of Saudi law to confiscate passports, withhold wages, and force migrants to work against their will or on exploitative terms.” – Human Rights Watch
Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Since 2010, thousands upon thousands of OFWs in distress have been deported or forcibly repatriated back to the country due to civil unrest, calamities, economic instability, and other similar factors in migrant-receiving countries.” Garry Martinez, Migrante International
Monday, July 8th, 2013
“Philippine officials reported and asked the Saudi police to disperse the 40 stranded OFWs who were protesting inside the POLO compound.” – Migrante
Friday, July 5th, 2013
Repatriate undocumented migrant workers from Saudi Arabia now – Gabriela
Friday, June 28th, 2013
“If what the government has been saying is true, why am I applying again? Why is there a steady stream of Filipinos leaving the country to work abroad every day?” – OFW
Friday, June 14th, 2013
How can the Aquino government declare better opportunities for OFWs here at home when it has further tailored the public education system for a more aggressive labor export program?” – Migrante International
Saturday, June 8th, 2013
With the rate the Philippine government is going about the repatriation of stranded OFWs in Saudi Arabia, only a handful would be able to leave before the July 3 deadline set by the Saudi government.
Friday, June 7th, 2013
On National Migrants Day, overseas Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia who were recently repatriated trooped to Mendiola to call on the Aquino administration to fast track the repatriation of stranded Filipinos in Saudi before the crackdown resumes...
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
“If there was really a Hocus PCOS that happened, only Comelec and Smartmatic would know.” - Migrante Party-list
Monday, May 27th, 2013
Instead of helping the stranded OFWs, Ambassador Ezzedin Tago allegedly ordered that they be denied electricity and water and food and medicine donations be embargoed.
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Complaints of sexual harassment, abuse of authority, working under the influence of liquor, and abusive behavior have been lodged against this consul assigned in Canada, and yet, he is still in service and flaunts his connections? ...