Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

“It’s a big relief,” says Chinese CWI activist Interview with Anna Löfgren of Swedish newspaper Offensiv You have just been granted asylum in Sweden – how does it feel? It feels very good! I have waited a long time for this, and it was a long fight until I finally […]

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Forced to flee China due to state persecution of socialists and left activists chinaworker.info We just learned the great news: Zhang Shujie, 24-years old, who was persecuted by the Chinese dictatorship for his socialist ideas, has been granted asylum. This is a great victory for the Committee for a Workers’ […]

China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

China: 2,000 workers riot at Foxconn factory

Brutal conditions behind latest flare-up at iPhone manufacturer chinaworker.info reporters Wages make up just 2-5 percent of the iPhone’s sale price, while Apple’s profit is 57 percent of every iPhone sold. Keep these figures in mind when reading about the latest flare-up at Foxconn, which is a major manufacturer of […]

What’s behind the trial of Gu Kailai?

What’s behind the trial of Gu Kailai?

Sensational murder trial of princeling wife hides more than it reveals Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info At her one-day trial on 8 August, Gu Kailai, the wife of former CCP (Chinese Communist Party) high-flyer Bo Xilai, confessed to poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood with cyanide at a Chongqing hotel last November. Bo […]

China: The spectre of revolution

China: The spectre of revolution

The “spectre of revolution” hangs over the upcoming 18th congress of China’s ruling Communist party (CCP). So warned US-based commentator Yun Tang in the South China Morning Post (20 June 2012) chinaworker.info The power struggle in the top levels of the CCP as it grapples with its leadership changeover, is […]