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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Thwarted July 1 marcher packed off to labour camp

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Petitioner may have been moved from 'black jail' as police didn't want her to see her dying dad Mainland activist sent to labour camp Mainland activist Li Guizhi, who fled illegal detention in her hometown in Hebei last month after trying to attend the July 1 rally in Hong Kong, was sent to a labour camp on Wednesday, a local ...

  2. Foxconn factories are labour camps: report

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Technology giant Foxconn has been described as a 'labour camp' that severely violates China's labour laws and abuses workers physically and mentally, in a research ... workers,' the letter said. The researchers reported that employees were forced to work 80 to 100 hours of overtime per month. Under China's labour law, the legal limit on overtime is 36 hours ...

  3. Labour camp looms for HK drug abusers on mainland

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Celine Sun The head of Guangdong's anti-drugs commission says mainland authorities may impose tougher punishments, including a year in a labour camp, on Hongkongers ... across the border, but that those arrested more than once could face a year in a labour camp and compulsory drug-rehabilitation treatment. Mr Chen was speaking at a seminar attended by dozens ...

  4. Doubts on labour camp law revamp

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Rights groups are uncertain if it will help political and religious dissidents China's move to reform the controversial re-education through labour, or laojiao, system ... are empowered to put all kinds of minor offenders, or people believed to be a risk to social stability, into laojiao centres to serve a maximum term of four years of forced labour without going through ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Factory workers need a fairer share of labour's spoils

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... between opposing camps of workers at Taiyuan, Shanxi, got out of control, eventually involving thousands of rioters and spectators and 5,000 police reinforcements. The 40 casualties included three ... into a dormitory. The riot may not have been directly related to work. But given the conditions of factory labour on the mainland, it would be unrealistic for the company or the authorities to think ...

  6. Inmate's death prompts calls for revamp of 'reform-through-labour' system

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Pressure is growing for the central government to overhaul its 'reform-through-labour' system, following the violent death of an inmate at a labour re-education camp in Liaoning ... in a labour education camp could be as harsh as six months in prison. The system was arbitrary and lacked proper legal foundations because the National People's Congress had never introduced laws ...

  7. Labour activists to target Apple at flagship opening

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the mainland, ran its factories like 'labour camps' that violated the mainland's labour laws, according to a report published in October by 20 universities in Hong Kong, Taiwan ... Bien Perez and Jennifer Cheng Labour rights activists are expected to stage a protest today at the opening of Apple's flagship store in Hong Kong. The non-profit advocacy group ...

  8. Labour union aims to spread its wings

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Hong Kong's largest labour union group is preparing to form several trade unions to represent lawyers, social workers and property agents as part of its efforts to recruit ... in its fight for labour rights as white-collar workers and professionals accounted for 80 per cent of members recruited in the past decade. 'Our union has had a strong support base among ...

  9. Making a killing from illegal labour

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... in the labour rule book when it comes to illegal migrant workers, from wages and living conditions to medical care and repatriation. A Visit Malaysia Year 2007 campaign has worsened the situation ... a volunteer corps, to round up illegal workers. Twenty-one detention camps are being built to accommodate arrested migrants and a dozen special migrant courts have operated since January to speedily ...

  10. Business - LABOUR

    Samsung accused of labour violations at China plants

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Samsung accused of labour violations Samsung Electronics' factories and suppliers in China employed underage workers, forced them to work overtime, and exposed them to unsafe conditions, a New York-based labour group said as it increased scrutiny on the world's largest seller of mobile phones and televisions. China Labor Watch discovered "severe ...




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