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Cambodian authorities arrest casino workers striking against Hong Kong-listed company [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-01-13

Police detain seven journalists linked to Stand News after raiding newsroom [IFJ] 2021-12-31

'We are Lee-Cheuk Yan' - Solidarity message to jailed HK union leader [BWI] 2021-12-22

Lee Cheuk Yan sentenced for candlelight vigil [ITUC] 2021-12-14

Hong Kong civic society decimated: enough is enough [ITUC] 2021-12-03

As Hong Kong’s Civil Society Buckles, One Group Tries to Hold On [The Times] 2021-10-24

Trade Unions Are Under Attack [Jacobin] 2021-10-09

National security law: Hong Kong’s biggest opposition trade union votes by overwhelming majority to disband [South China Morning Post] 2021-10-04

UNI joins the ITUC in calling on the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities to cease prosecutions and intimidation of trade unionists [UNI Global Union] 2021-09-29

Unions shocked at dissolution of HKCTU [CLC] 2021-09-26

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Cambodian authorities arrest casino workers striking against Hong Kong-listed company 2022-01-13 [China Labour Bulletin]

Police detain seven journalists linked to Stand News after raiding newsroom 2021-12-31 [IFJ]

'We are Lee-Cheuk Yan' - Solidarity message to jailed HK union leader 2021-12-22 [BWI]

Lee Cheuk Yan sentenced for candlelight vigil 2021-12-14 [ITUC]

Hong Kong civic society decimated: enough is enough 2021-12-03 [ITUC]

Foodpanda Hong Kong and couriers reach deal on pay packages, ending labour dispute that sparked weekend strike 2021-11-19 [SCMP]

Hong Kong government denies visa of The Economist correspondent 2021-11-16 [IFJ]

The IFJ expresses solidarity with Amnesty Hong Kong 2021-11-05 [IFJ]

As Hong Kong’s Civil Society Buckles, One Group Tries to Hold On 2021-10-24 [The Times]

Trade Unions Are Under Attack 2021-10-09 [Jacobin]

National security law: Hong Kong’s biggest opposition trade union votes by overwhelming majority to disband 2021-10-04 [South China Morning Post]

RTHK staff ordered to support “national security” 2021-10-03 [IFJ]

UNI joins the ITUC in calling on the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities to cease prosecutions and intimidation of trade unionists 2021-09-29 [UNI Global Union]

Over 90,000 people have left Hong Kong in the past year; those who remain face an uncertain future 2021-09-29 [Equal Times]

Unions shocked at dissolution of HKCTU 2021-09-26 [CLC]

ITUC affiliate HKCTU to disband 2021-09-22 [ITUC]

Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions to dissolve 2021-09-22 [HKCTU]

Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy union-coalition to disband, cites threats to safety 2021-09-21 [Hong Kong Free Press]

Leading Hong Kong pro-democratic labor group to disband 2021-09-20 [Nikkei]

National security chief accuses journalist association of bias 2021-09-20 [IFJ]

HKCTU, under threat of the national security law, in process of disbanding, vice-chair confirms 2021-09-18 [The Free Press]

BWI decries sedition charges against Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil organisers 2021-09-15 [BWI]

Support for Next Digital employees as media group files for liquidation 2021-09-08 [IFJ]

A public letter from a union leader in jail 2021-09-07 [HKCTU]

Government proposes new censorship law and clamps down on media independence 2021-09-01 [IFJ]

HKCTU Gerneral-Secretary and Tiananmen vigil organiser acted as agent for foreigners, national security police claim 2021-08-26 [The Free Press]

Beijing-controlled paper labels Hong Kong press union an ‘anti-govt political organisation’ 2021-08-17 [The Free Press]

Questions over remaining teacher union caseload, as pro-Beijing figures hail disbandment 2021-08-17 [The Free Press]

Disbanded Hong Kong teachers’ union faces further state media attacks; Confederation of Trade Unions in crosshairs 2021-08-17 [The Free Press]

A 48-year-old union gone in 11 days – how Hong Kong teachers lost a powerful voice 2021-08-17 [The Free Press]

Biggest teachers’ union drops political bombshell, announcing its disbandment after authorities cut ties 2021-08-11 [South China Morning Post]

Disbandment of teachers’ union signals intensifying crackdown on independent labour organizations 2021-08-11 [Amnesty International]

Hong Kong's largest teacher's union to disband following pressure from govt and Chinese state media 2021-08-10 [Hong Kong Free Press]

Education International expresses solidarity with Hong Kong education union and academic freedom worldwide 2021-08-04 [Education International]

Education Bureau severs ties with Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union, hours after Chinese state media call group a ‘malignant tumour’ 2021-08-02 [South China Morning Post]

National Security Police intimidate reporter and confiscate travel documents 2021-07-28 [IFJ]

Food delivery workers protest pay and working conditions 2021-07-26 [CLB]

Open letter to Hong Kong Secretary for Justice 2021-07-21 [IFJ]

Journalists association release report on the deterioration of press freedom 2021-07-19 [IFJ]

Democracy crumbles in Hong Kong as Apple Daily shutters HK operations 2021-06-25 [IFJ]

Five Apple Daily executives arrested in massive police raid 2021-06-18 [IFJ]

Lee Cheuk-yan’s plea: This is my unrequited love, the love for my country with such a heavy heart 2021-06-06 [HKCTU]

Hong Kong: Lee Cheuk Yan given further jail sentence for pro-democracy protest 2021-05-29 [ITUC]

For Hong Kong’s domestic workers during Covid-19, discrimination is its own epidemic 2021-05-23 [Today]

For Hong Kong’s Domestic Workers During Covid, Discrimination Is Its Own Epidemic 2021-05-18 [New York Times]

Jimmy Lai’s Next Digital shares and properties seized 2021-05-17 [IFJ]

Journalist with The Epoch Times attacked and injured 2021-05-14 [IFJ]

Authorities signal legislation to ban “fake news” 2021-05-12 [IFJ]

IUF demands Immediate and unconditional release of Brother Lee Cheuk-yan 2021-05-12 [IUF]

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This month in labour history


12-01-1922 Seamen went on strike for higher wages. Over 30,000 walked out, and despite the government declaring the strike illegal after 52 days they won pay increases of 15-30%. [more]