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Yuhang mass protests shake Chinese regime

Yuhang mass protests shake Chinese regime

Massive police repression after thousands march against waste plant in Zhejiang province Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info In March, to great fan fare, Premier Li Keqiang promised to launch a “war on pollution.” But after this weekend’s chaotic and bloody scenes in Yuhang, Zhejiang province, it seems the government has launched a […]

What’s behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive?

What’s behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive?

Pending case against former security czar Zhou Yongkang risks dangerous splits in CCP Editorial from Socialist《社会主义者》magazine (issue 26) As Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign gathers momentum it is clear the power struggle within China’s ruling elite is entering a danger zone. Anti-corruption campaigns are a requisite feature of regime successions in […]

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 […]