Trade union action 1995: appeals cases
This document consists of five appeal cases, illustrating human rights violations suffered by trade unionists around the world. The cases are: China: Liu Jingsheng, imprisoned for 15 years; Colombia: Hernando Cuadros, Rodrigo Florez, victims of political killings; Egypt: four people, including a child, killed and dozens injured when security forces broke up a sit-in; Indonesia: Muchtar Pakpahan, imprisoned for four years; and Nigeria: trade union leaders detained incommunicado without charge or trial (Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, Francis A Addo, Fidelis Aidelomon, Wariebi Kojo Agamene).
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