Migrante International, a federation of more than 100 overseas Filipino workers’ (OFWs) organization in 23 countries, fears that there will be disenfranchisement and worse, fraud in the conduct of the overseas absentee voting (OAV) this coming April.
ANTIPOLO CITY, Philippines —“Kung ganun man lang poh na matagal pa ang desisyon at mag-antay kami ng mag-antay, so napag-desisyunan ng grupo namin na mag-hunger strike kami. Kc bka akala ng mga aming employer masaya kami sa mga supply na binibigay smin. Mas gus2hin pa naming mamatay basta 2loy ang laban namin na makauwi kami. […]
Migrante International had warned Filipinos about fraudulent business mushrooming in the Middle East, victimizing migrant workers. These syndicates promise big profits to lure their prey. In the end, it was the poor victim who will suffer the consequences of the illegal activity.