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· October, 2006

Stories about Labor from October, 2006

23 October 2006

China: new labour law

19 October 2006

Arabisc: Protests, Human Rights and Cultural Repression

With labour union elections coming up soon in Egypt, Manal and Ala are reporting about labour strike in Ain Shams University, where salaries were almost halved. على خلفية الصراع الطبقي...

18 October 2006

China: labour law

16 October 2006

Arabisc: Unemployment, personal attacks and the birth of a new author

Like many parts of the modern world, unemployment is a plague attacking Arab countries. Anonymous blogger Alloush writes about a discovery he made while surfing the world wide web. The...

Voices from Zimbabwe

Global Voices has posted a harrowing video documenting the brutal beatings suffered by worker's union demonstrators recently. Read the post and watch the video here. Debate surrounding a new law,...

South Korea: migrant film festivial

China: labour law

14 October 2006

China: Let your photos do the talking

While dealing with blocked pages and filter-trigger keywords can get pretty annoying on the wrong side of the internet, for bloggers in China who want some discussion on, say, the...

13 October 2006

Zimbabwe: Smuggled DVD brings union protest beatings to light

Human Rights Video

This video reached me late last night via Ethan Zuckerman. At nearly ten minutes, it's longer than the other videos we've put up, but I strongly recommend you watch this....

Hong Kong: CE's policy address

Yesterday (Oct 12), the Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR, Donald Tsang defended his second policy address in the legislative council. The selection of next CE will be 8 months...

4 October 2006

Hong Kong: Minimum wage

2 October 2006

Jordan: Jordan is having rude awakening!

Voices from Zimbabwe

Years after the first commercial farms were invaded by marauding war veterans and supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF, a new wave of farm invasions has hit the country merely weeks...

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