Solidarity

14 May 2021 09:28

BWI condemns Israeli violence in East Jerusalem

 

BWI adds its voice to the growing international condemnation of the violence committed by the Israeli government in occupied East Jerusalem over the past few days and extends solidarity to the people of Palestine that have been subjected to systematic violence Israeli.
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10 May 2021 12:15

BWI received reports that eight (8) members of the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) have been arrested and imprisoned.
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10 May 2021 03:47

BWI expressed its serious concerns regarding the El Salvadoran government’s removal of the magistrates of the Supreme Court's constitutional chamber and the Attorney General. Read more...


26 April 2021 10:32

BWI-affiliated SERBUK and different social movements and cause-oriented organisations staged a solidarity action for Myanmar in time for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Leaders’ Meeting on 24 April which was hosted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta.

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26 April 2021 09:10

BWI condemns without reservation and in the strongest terms the arrest of Burmese trade union leader Mi Mi Aung by the military junta. Mi Mi Aung, who is the finance officer of the Hmawbe Brick Factory Union, an affiliate of the Building and Wood Workers Federation of Myanmar (BWFM), was reportedly arrested at her residence in Hmawbe.Read more...


21 April 2021 05:27

Trade unions have been fundamental to building functioning democracies for over a century. Trade unions can only fully and freely function in democracies. It is also true that democracy cannot be complete without trade unions. In other words, there are no trade unions without democracy, and no democracy without trade unions. Read more...


20 April 2021 07:33

Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) General Secretary Lee Cheuk Yan and four other democracy leaders received prison sentences for organising and participating in a pro-democracy rally in 2019 which was deemed illegal under Hong Kong’s new National Security Law.
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19 April 2021 02:54

The Building and Woodworkers International (BWI), representing 12 million workers worldwide, supported the creation of Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG) as a counter to the country’s brutal military junta.

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15 April 2021 12:05

Philippines Solidarity Action (GS Report 2021)Read more...