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The Foxconn uprising in Zhengzhou [Tempest] 2022-12-06

BBC, RTS journalists assaulted and detained by police [IFJ] 2022-11-29

Worker protests at Zhengzhou Foxconn highlight labour-capital problems in global supply chain [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-11-28

‘iPhone city’ under Covid lockdown after violent protests [France 24] 2022-11-26

Violence erupts at Foxconn Zhengzhou plant as workers protest over benefits and Covid-19 controls at world’s largest iPhone factory [SCMP] 2022-11-24

Huge Foxconn iPhone plant in China rocked by fresh worker unrest [Reuters] 2022-11-24

Workers in running battles with police in protests at largest iPhone factory in country [Guardian] 2022-11-24

Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant [BBC] 2022-11-24

China’s livestream hosts are vulnerable to labour rights violations as workers in the gig economy [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-11-18

October 2022 labour news roundup: Average weekly working hours increased under pandemic [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-11-14

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The Foxconn uprising in Zhengzhou 2022-12-06 [Tempest]

Garment factory fire in Anyang takes 38 lives, injures 2 2022-12-01 [China Labour Bulletin]

BBC, RTS journalists assaulted and detained by police 2022-11-29 [IFJ]

Worker protests at Zhengzhou Foxconn highlight labour-capital problems in global supply chain 2022-11-28 [China Labour Bulletin]

Foxconn’s Great Escape 2022-11-26 [Asian Labour Review]

‘iPhone city’ under Covid lockdown after violent protests 2022-11-26 [France 24]

Spotlight on delivery workers in Beijing after viral letter of riders sleeping rough 2022-11-25 [The Times]

Protesters attacked by police at Foxconn Apple iPhone factory in China 2022-11-24 [Sky News]

China locks down Zhengzhou after iPhone plant protest, Foxconn apologises over hiring 2022-11-24 [WION]

Foxconn says ‘technical error’ occurred when hiring workers at major iPhone plant in China 2022-11-24 [CNBC]

Foxconn Offers Staff $1,400 to Leave After iPhone City Violence 2022-11-24 [Bloomberg]

Violence erupts at Foxconn Zhengzhou plant as workers protest over benefits and Covid-19 controls at world’s largest iPhone factory 2022-11-24 [SCMP]

Workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show 2022-11-24 [CNN]

Huge Foxconn iPhone plant in China rocked by fresh worker unrest 2022-11-24 [Reuters]

Workers in running battles with police in protests at largest iPhone factory in country 2022-11-24 [Guardian]

Covid: Angry protests at giant iPhone factory in Zhengzhou 2022-11-24 [BBC]

Foxconn: iPhone maker apologises after huge protests at China plant 2022-11-24 [BBC]

China’s livestream hosts are vulnerable to labour rights violations as workers in the gig economy 2022-11-18 [China Labour Bulletin]

October 2022 labour news roundup: Average weekly working hours increased under pandemic 2022-11-14 [China Labour Bulletin]

In aftermath of price wars in express delivery industry, pay rates for couriers still paltry 2022-11-11 [China Labour Bulletin]

State-owned bus company in debt, asks employees to take out personal loans to cover unpaid wages 2022-11-10 [China Labour Bulletin]

Foxconn factory workers in Zhengzhou raised the alarm “amid the fire and water” 2022-11-09 [China Labour Bulletin]

China ITUC-Asia Pacific condemns aggressive attacks against trade unions in Hong Kong 2022-11-07 [Hong Kong Labour Rights Monitor]

China HKCTU former Executive committee members found guilty of not providing operating information to police 2022-11-01 [Hong Kong Labour Rights Monitor]

China Chinese firms in horrendous labour violations – says ZCTU 2022-10-28 [New Zimbabwe]

China BWI: Stand with Hong Kong in the fight for freedom and democracy 2022-10-27 [Hong Kong Labour Rights Monitor]

Workers unable to recover even small sums from contractors amid property market freefall 2022-10-18 [China Labour Bulletin]

China New Hong Kong report calls China to account for gutting media 2022-10-17 [IFJ]

September 2022 labour news roundup: Peak season labour shortage in manufacturing sector 2022-10-07 [China Labour Bulletin]

Nurse shortage comes face to face with low pay, inadequate training and the pandemic 2022-10-06 [China Labour Bulletin]

China History will Remember HKCTU’s Legacy 2022-10-04 [Hong Kong Labour Rights Monitor]

China Who is to be held accountable for the fatal industrial accidents in Hong Kong? For more info 2022-10-04 [Hong Kong Labour Rights Monitor]

China HKJA reveals alarming decline in press freedom 2022-09-27 [IFJ]

One year on, few details available about detention of activists Wang Jianbing and Sophia Huang Xueqin 2022-09-19 [China Labour Bulletin]

August 2022 labour news roundup: Youth unemployment at record high for fourth consecutive month 2022-09-08 [China Labour Bulletin]

Food delivery driver stabs self in protest over fines and unpaid wages 2022-08-30 [China Labour Bulletin]

Can workers be shorted workplace injury compensation by being held partially at fault for the accident? 2022-08-25 [China Labour Bulletin]

China Unions strengthen organising capacities in Chinese MNCs 2022-08-16 [BWI]

China ratifies the two ILO Fundamental Conventions on forced labour 2022-08-15 [ILO]

July 2022 labour news roundup: Widespread heat stroke and successive pandemic waves affect China’s workers 2022-08-10 [China Labour Bulletin]

CLB Report: Waiting for Weiquan: Worker rights protection at the All-China Federation of Trade Unions 2022-08-08 [China Labour Bulletin]

China Hong Kong’s Unforgettable Lee Cheuk-yan 2022-08-02 [Tocsin]

China Strike paralyses Chinese project, workers emerge victorious 2022-08-02 [BWI]

Under extraordinary pandemic conditions, local governments continue to side with employers 2022-07-26 [China Labour Bulletin]

Construction worker protests increase with property market instability 2022-07-14 [China Labour Bulletin]

Shanghai blast is one of many heavy industry accidents in China's June Work Safety Month 2022-07-12 [China Labour Bulletin]

Restaurant closures leave millions of workers without jobs 2022-07-11 [China Labour Bulletin]

China Leading Australians urge release of Australian journalist Cheng Lei 2022-07-09 [MEAA]

Journalist detained and harassed for reporting on restaurant attack 2022-06-22 [IFJ]

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