28 Apr '11, 8am

The Stateless Children of #Sabah (Stories from the #East)

I just had the pleasure of reading your article and believe me to God..I had goosebumps all over. Grim as it is, you can see this situation everywhere..You must have seen it yourself from your last visit here in the Philippines. They are locals alright..they may not be “stateless children” but they are homeless nevertheless. I strongly believe that no matter where a person came from, locals or migrants, they should be given the same rights as everyone else in that specific country. In this case, the parents of these “stateless children” you talk about in this article, should be given the equal treatment as the locals especially if they work long hours to provide for their family. Underpaid workers are everywhere. It’s just sad that people take advantage of the fact that these people do not know what rights they have or they are just afraidto be deported or loose job if the...

Full article: http://www.loyarburok.com/human-rights/save-the-children/...

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