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After the VIP 1 and 2 factory unions demanded COVID-19 safety measures inside the factory, the factory dismissed all union members in both factories and the VIP 2 factory union president was stabbed by company thugs. It is a clear, brutal case of union-busting. The factories make sporting goods (...)

By late February 2020, more than hundred activists had been arrested under the National Security Law (NSL), including three unionists. Carol Ng, chair of HKCTU, and Winnie Yu of HAEA were charged and have been in detention since 28 February 2021. On 2 February 2021, the Hong Kong police said (...)

Trade unionists have condemned the unlawful arrest and detention of Ms Halat Algamer Elnour, the head of the Syndicate of National Audit Camber of Sudan. Ms Elmour was arrested in Khartoum on 24 January 2021 by security forces and released on 28 January. She was accused of refusing to release (...)

Workers in Morocco have denounced efforts by a Peugeot Citroen factory to force union leaders to resign from the Moroccan Labour Union (UMT) or lose their jobs. One union leader has already been fired, according to the union. In February 2021, factory management forced 11 unionists to sign (...)

Global unions have condemned the dismissal of trade union leaders in Mauritius for refusing to allow unilateral changes to their collective bargaining agreements. Mr Luximun Badal, president of the Union of Post Office Workers Branch No. 2, and Mr Shavindra Dinoo Sunassee, ex-president of the (...)

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