søndag 26. februar 2017

'We The Workers': On the front lines of China's record-level labor unrest

"One word the police use a lot is 'troublemakers'."
The hint of a smile crosses Zhang Zhiru's face as he says this, crammed in an elevator with the contents of his office, which he has had to move more than a dozen times in recent years. Zhang is one of a shrinking number of Chinese labor activists helping workers in the world's second largest economy fight for their rights -- an ongoing crackdown has seen dozens detained and slapped with heavy prison sentences. Read more