Bangladesh Five people killed as police fire at protesting workers in Bangladesh [Guardian] 20-04-2021
Hong Kong Union leader Lee Cheuk Yan and four others imprisoned [ITUC] 19-04-2021
Hong Kong / China Jailing of Lee Cheuk-yan and other opposition figures over protests is violation of international law [Amnesty International] 16-04-2021
Belarus / Global The independent trade unions in Belarus is awarded the Arthur Svensson Prize [Svensson Prize] 09-04-2021
1902 Belgium The General Council of the Belgian Workers' Party votes to resume work ending the general strike in progress since the 14th. The disappointment in the ranks is immense.
1914 USA Ludow Massacre in southern Colorado, one of the deadliest attacks against striking workers in U. S. history. Tent colony of displaced strikers and their families beaten and fired upon by Natl Guard and private agency. Two dozen men, women, children killed.[more]