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

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

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

Workers Wear ‘Brave Face' on Forced Return From China [RFA] 2017-10-08

Beijing Olympics get ‘gold for repression' in labor report [AP News] 2021-11-10

Government urges its exhausted workers not to “lie down” [CLB] 2021-07-03

Gone for 100 days: Three labour activists “disappeared” in China [clb] 2019-07-02

#MeToo journalist and labour activist facing ‘subversion' charge must be released [Amnesty International] 2021-11-12

Celebrating Inhumanity – Lessons from the Winter Olympics in China [BWI] 2022-02-21

Los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno no deben eclipsar la lucha por los derechos humanos [IE] 2022-02-04

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

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]

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]

US Law Against Uyghur Forced Labour Takes Effect 2022-06-21 [Human Rights Watch]

Media restricted from covering handover and inauguration events 2022-06-20 [IFJ]

Unions to build power within China's belt and road initiative 2022-06-17 [BWI]

‘Let it rot': China's tech workers struggle to find jobs 2022-06-16 [Financial Times]

‘We won't survive': China's migrant workers fear more lockdowns as Covid threat remains 2022-06-16 [The Guardian]

Pandemic prevention measures lead to variety of worker protests 2022-06-16 [China Labour Bulletin]

High unemployment rate indicates bleak job prospects for university graduates 2022-06-15 [China Labour Bulletin]

BWI construction unions pioneer global strategy on Chinese MNCs 2022-06-15 [BWI]

May 2022 labour news roundup: Shanghai resumes production 2022-06-06 [China Labour Bulletin]

China's Gig Workers Are Challenging Their Algorithmic Bosses 2022-06-04 [Wired]

4 June: Tiananmen Square massacre candlelight vigil 2022-06-04 [ITUC]

4 June: Tiananmen Square massacre candlelight vigil 2022-06-04 [ITUC]

April 2022 labour news roundup 2022-05-22 [CLB]

Truck drivers stranded across China are unable to earn an income, lack food and bare necessities 2022-05-22 [CLB]

Elon Musk praises Chinese workers for ‘burning the 3am oil' – here's what that really looks like 2022-05-13 [The Guardian]

Loblaw faces pressure from activist investors, BMO over allegations of ties to suppliers in China's Uyghur region 2022-05-11 [The Record]

Loblaw Shareholders Choose to Pursue Uyghur Issue 2022-05-06 [Morningstar]

Shanghai's frontline workers document their struggles online under lockdown 2022-05-05 [CLB]

Coal mines hastily restart production to manage energy crisis, leading to deadly accidents 2022-04-26 [China Labour Bulletin]

ILO welcomes China's move towards the ratification of two forced labour Conventions 2022-04-21 [ILO]

March 2022 labour news roundup: China's workers in the Covid-19 wave 2022-04-06 [China Labour Bulletin]

Former union leaders arrested as repression escalates 2022-04-04 [ITUC]

US and Australian Press Clubs join in calling for the release of MEAA member Cheng Lei 2022-04-01 [MEAA]

Australian, U.S. Press Leaders Condemn China's Secretive Prosecution and Detention of TV Journalist 2022-03-31 [IFJ]

Workers live in factories, food delivery drivers sleep outside, and medical staff die from overwork in Covid-19 wave 2022-03-30 [China Labour Bulletin]

New research underlines Beijing's attempts to sway international perception through media 2022-03-29 [IFJ]

Labour policy suggestions put forward at annual legislative meetings in Beijing 2022-03-22 [China Labour Bulletin]

Extension of retirement age in Jiangsu province highlights gender effects of labour policies 2022-03-21 [CLB]

Chinese police intimidate and pressure Spanish journalist 2022-03-21 [IFJ]

High frequency of gas accidents threatens safety of workers across industries 2022-03-17 [China Labour Bulletin]

US Should Fully Apply New Forced Labor Law 2022-03-11 [Human Rights Watch]

CLB Report: Reimagining Workers' Rights in China 2022-03-09 [China Labour Bulletin]

International Women's Day: Female journalists remain behind bars in China and Hong Kong 2022-03-09 [IFJ]

China needs factory workers, not drivers: NPC delegate 2022-03-09 [Sixth Tone]

14 Workers Confirmed Dead in China Coal Mine Collapse 2022-03-07 [AP]

February 2022 labour news round-up: Young workers are dying from excessive hours 2022-02-28 [China Labour Bulletin]

Attempts to regulate overtime work at China's tech giants are not going well 2022-02-25 [China Labour Bulletin]

Celebrating Inhumanity – Lessons from the Winter Olympics in China 2022-02-21 [BWI]

Increase in strikes in logistics and service sectors in 2021 not expected to let up 2022-02-21 [China Labour Bulletin]

IOC Can't Ensure Olympic Apparel Is Abuse-Free 2022-02-14 [Human Rights Watch]

China continues its labour abuse practices against Uighurs: UN 2022-02-13 [Aljazeera]

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