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China: Crackdown on workers' centres

China: Crackdown on workers' centres

by Peter Main Read more...

Obituary: Li Wangyang, 1950 - 2012

The League is saddened to learn of the death on June 6th, in highly suspicious circumstances, of the veteran Chinese labour activist Li Wangyang. Read more...

No coup – many plots?

On March 19, China awoke to widespread rumours of a coup in Beijing. The internet was alive with tales of troop movements, artillery fire in the capital and splits in the ruling Communist Party. Read more...

Blood on your Apple?

A report by the Fair Labor Association into working conditions at three plants in China that supply Apple with iPads and iPhones has confirmed gross violations of Chinese labour law and unacceptable m Read more...

iPhone workers go on strike in China

Hundreds of workers who make iPhones at the Foxconn factory in Shanxi Province, China have gone on strike demanding better pay and conditions. Read more...

The rise of class struggle in Cikarang

More workers are taking action in Indonesia as anger with the government's policies and economic problems grows, reports Leon Reiza Read more...

Solidarity with the Kazakhstani oil workers

Striking oil workers in Kazakhstan have been massacred by riot police. A state of emergency has been called on the oil town, Zhanaozen, following the killing of up to 70 workers during recent protests. Read more...

Strike wave in China - now build factory committees

Peter Main reports on important recent developments in the growing workers movement in China Read more...