Three jailed as Government crackdown on freedom of expression continues

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More Students Gone Missing in the Endless Suppression on JASIC Supporters 2019-01-23 [HKCTU]

Three jailed as Government crackdown on freedom of expression continues 2019-01-23 [IFJ]

Changes in store for China’s workplace retirement pillar 2019-01-21 [pionline]

At a top Chinese university, activist 'confessions' strike fear into students 2019-01-21 [Reuters]

Serious Mining Disaster Shortly After Safety Check. Vulnerability of China Coal Mine Supervision Exposed. 2019-01-21 [HKCTU]

In Solidarity with the Detained Jasic Workers: The Fight for Freedom of Association is Not a Crime For more info 2019-01-17 [HKCTU]

U.S. apparel firm cuts off Chinese factory in internment camp 2019-01-12 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Strike Broke Out in an Electronic Factory in Shenzhen. Government Forced Workers to “Settle” 2019-01-11 [HKCTU]

Hong Kong minimum wage to jump to HK$37.50, in biggest rise since it was introduced 2019-01-10 [SCMP]

Hunan workers suffering from silicosis returning Shenzhen to show determination to seek justice with ropes 2019-01-08 [HKCTU]

Re-education Camps in Xinjiang Turn Ethnic Minorities into Cheap Labour 2019-01-08 [HKCTU]

Why the Jasic dispute matters: This year and in the years to come 2019-01-07 [CLB]

Garment workers strike over sacking of co-workers 2018-12-31 [Myanmar Times]

Students Defiant as Chinese University Cracks Down on Young Communists 2018-12-28 [NYTimes]

AFCTU unconcerned as resistance of take-away deliverers continued 2018-12-21 [HKCTU]

The #MeToo movement beyond the reach of China’s women workers 2018-12-21 [HKCTU]

ACFTU helpless with increasing labour disputes caused by casualization of work 2018-12-21 [HKCTU]

Government must guarantee Right to Information in new legislation 2018-12-20 [IFJ]

Websites and social media shutdown for ‘unlawful activities’ 2018-12-13 [IFJ]

Updates on Jasic labour dispute: ACFTU staff and co-workers of Shen Meng-yu arrested For more info 2018-12-11 [HKCTU]

46 Chinese workers disappear in Hokkaido after 11 arrested over visa issues 2018-12-04 [Japan Times]

Release Workers, Student Activists 2018-12-04 [Human Rights Watch]

Police Detain Rights Lawyer Linked to Labor Movement in Guangdong 2018-12-01 [RFA]

Two Trade Union Officials Arrested After Helping Workers 2018-12-01 [The Epoch Times]

We're Taking A Stand: Google Workers Protest Plans For Censored Search In China 2018-11-28 [NPR]

Jasic Detainee #4: Liu Penghua: We Need a Union, Not Just Rights Defense 2018-11-27 [Labor Notes]

Silicosis Workers from Hunan Province Fought for Their Rights in Shenzhen and Were Assaulted by Police 2018-11-21 [HKCTU]

Non-Chinese accredited media blocked from APEC meetings 2018-11-19 [IFJ]

The Jasic Workers' Struggle 2018-11-15 [Labour Notes]

China's Communist party violently cracks down on a new group — student communists 2018-11-14 [Biz Insider]

Silicosis Victims Refused the So-called Compensation & Faced Crackdown 2018-11-13 [HKCTU]

Police ‘kidnap’ 10 labour activists across China: rights group 2018-11-13 [The Free Press]

Student activists reported missing after campaigning for workers’ rights 2018-11-13 [Independent]

Labor activists in China go missing after suspected coordinated raids 2018-11-12 [Reuters]

Student activists detained for supporting workers' rights 2018-11-12 [Guardian]

Underperforming Chinese workers forced to drink urine, eat bugs, drink from toilet ... or get whipped 2018-11-09 [Reuters]

Female Civil Servants Face Discrimination, Harassment 2018-11-08 [Human Rights Watch]

Firm forces staff to drink urine, eat cockroaches because they didn’t meet sales targets 2018-11-06 [The South China Morning Post]

Absurdity of China’s Trade Union Law and ACFTU revealed in Jasic labour dispute 2018-11-03 [HKCTU]

Apple investigating reports of high school student workers in factories (again) 2018-10-30 [Engadget]

Maoists Call on China's Official Union to Stand up For Workers 2018-10-26 [Radio Free Asia]

Labour NGOs reconsidering their role under pressure from government crackdown 2018-10-03 [The Free Press]

Effort to Form Union in China Meets Ferocious Repression 2018-09-30 [Truth Out]

Efforts to form union in China meets ferocious repression 2018-09-29 [Labor Notes]

Country’s Leaders Confront an Unlikely Foe: Ardent Young Communists 2018-09-29 [The Times]

Peking University threatens to close down Marxism society but students continue to back workers in dispute over trade union rights 2018-09-24 [The Financial Times]

Workers detained and attacked for organizing a union at Jasic Technology in ShenZhen 2018-09-10 [Good Electronics]

We the Workers: A Conversation with Huang Wenhai 2018-09-07 [Made in China Journal]

 VIDEO  Shenzhen Jasic Technology: the birth of a worker-student coalition in China? 2018-09-01 [The Free Press]

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