Stories about Labor from July, 2007
Latvian Abroad writes about the humiliating experience of obtaining a U.S. entry visa.
It seems the ten thousand taxi drivers in one Chinese city have all gone on strike, bloggers are making this much clear. Local media appears not to be reporting on the incident, so the reasons for the job action have yet to be made known.
Cathy introduces her new venture that reduces plastic waste by creating their own range of fashion conscious reusable shopping bags. “Our initial step is to get Filipino shoppers into the habit of refusing plastic bags when they shop. Our next step is to create even more bags which will have...
Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.
“So Raul described large problems that are of great interest to average Cubans…he is creating public expectations that some kind of change is coming, and that in time it will measure up to the challenges he himself has defined,” writes The Cuban Triangle of Castro's 26th July speech, while Child...
Kaargar(worker) says[Fa] that international labour organizations such as International Trade Union Confederation calls for world wide demonstrations on 9th of August against Iranian government.These organizations ask for freedom of two famous jailed worker activists:Mansour Osanlou and Mahmoud Salehi.
Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translated a discussion about the anxiety that shirtless migrant workers (who do all the construction work) would affect the image of Olympic in Beijing.
In response to a call from the International Trade Union Confederation（ITF), unionists in Hong Kong organized a peaceful protest at the Iran Consulate in Hong Kong against the illegal arrest of Iranian union leader Mansour Osanloo in July 13. However, according to coolloud citizen report, after two weeks, the organizer...
United We Blog! on the harrowing experience of a Nepali student returning from US, witnessing the treatment of Nepali people in Bahrain.
Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about Ukrainian babies abandoned in the Czech Republic.
Latvian Abroad writes about Latvians living and working in Ireland and the UK.
This week's Arabic translation has good and bad news. On the good side is a pioneering scheme by Jordan to publish draft laws online and give people the chance to comment on them before being passed as legislation while on the bad are stories about more censorship and arrests of student activists in Egypt.
Wael Attili from Jordan posts a challenging question to women here.
White Sun of the Desert reflects upon the complications of the Russian residence permit system.
Jamie has explained key issues concerning the Korean new labour law controversies at interlocals.net.
Donald Clark from Chinese Law Prof Blog introduced a proposed amendment to the Criminal Law defining and criminalizing slavery proposed by a lawyer and activist Wu Ge.
Locked doors at a university campus, daily demonstrations on busy main roads, an article attacking Bahrain in an Iranian newspaper, Al Qaeda's attacks in North Africa and the death of cultural magazines - on and off-line - are some of the topics being discussed by bloggers writing in Arabic in Bahrain, Algeria and Jordan.
It may be an obsolete gadget for most of us – but Jordanian Hareega writes about how attached he has become to his pager.
Citizen reporter one dollar health wrote at inmediahk about the new design of the rubbish collection container [zh]. The Hong Kong government has recently changed the design of rubbish collection container, local cleaners complained that the new design has hurt their bodies as they have to collect the rubbish by...
Russian photographer Oleg Klimov is on a work trip across Russia and has been on the road since June 23. Read his sketch on the Baikal-Amur Mainline: once "the construction project of the century" and now a place populated by the people who, according to Klimov, are either afraid to leave or have nowhere to go.
Our Man in Tirana links to an article on attitudes towards Albanian immigrants in Greece.