China's Worker Protests: A Second Wave of Labor Unrest?
Against The Current vol. 121
Yan, Wong Kamhttp://www.solidarity-us.org/node/26
Publisher: Against The Current
Date Written: 01/03/2006
Year Published: 2006
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX13222
There has been a 30% rise in collective riots in China in recent years. Whereas in 1993, there were 10,000 reported cases with 700,000 participants, in 2003 it jumped to 60,000 with 3 million participants. Among these examples, labor unrest has been quite outstanding, though it is difficult to get official statistics.