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

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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