People's Republic of China: Labour unrest and the suppression of the rights of association and expression

People's Republic of China: Labour unrest and the suppression of the rights of association and expression

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Index Number: ASA 17/015/2002
Date Published: 29 April 2002
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, China

This report gives background information about the context of labour unrest and repression in China, including the framework for trade union activity and the exercise of labour rights in practice. It also describes some of the most notable recent protests and examines recent revisions to the Trade Union Law and China's international obligations. The report contains suggestions for action which trade union activists and officials in the international community can undertake.


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