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China: Repression and arrests used to end Yue Yuen strike

China: Repression and arrests used to end Yue Yuen strike

Beijing finds sports shoe manufacturer guilty of “wrongdoing” while local government, police and company bosses coordinate a crackdown chinworker.info reporters It is one of the biggest strikes in China for decades and has attracted international attention. The strike at factories owned by Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings in the Dongguan township […]

Massive strike by footwear workers in Dongguan

Yue Yuen is the largest manufacturer of shoes for Nike and other global brands

40,000 workers paralyse production at world’s largest sports shoe maker as labour disputes soar in China chinaworker.info reporters Workers at six out of ten factories in Dongguan owned by Taiwanese multinational Yue Yuen have been on strike for the past three days after discovering the company has not been paying legally required levels of […]

International Women’s Day: Salute Cambodia’s women textile workers

International Women’s Day: Salute Cambodia’s women textile workers

Fight for a living wage met by brutal government crackdown David Hundorf, chinaworker.info When we march on International Women’s Day, 2014, special recognition should be accorded the women garment workers of Cambodia who staged a magnificent nationwide strike at the start of this year, involving 100,000s of textile workers, nine-tenths […]

Massacre in Kunming risks new spiral of repression and violence

Massacre in Kunming risks new spiral of repression and violence

Shock and disbelief as 29 are hacked to death at railway station Editorial statement, chinaworker.info The massacre at Kunming’s railway station on March 1 –known as the ‘3.1 incident’ – must rank as one of the most shocking acts of terrorism in modern times. The media are calling this “China’s […]

‘Long Hair’ to attend Stockholm hearing on state repression in China

‘Long Hair’ to attend Stockholm hearing on state repression in China

LSD legislator from Hong Kong to speak in support of young socialist Zhang Shujie, forced to flee China chinaworker.info Hong Kong legislator ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung is in Sweden to attend a seminar in the Riksdag (parliament) on state repression in China. The seminar on Thursday 26 January is hosted […]