Workers' struggles in China (February 2010 Part 1)

Summaries and links to news reports of workers' struggles around China (now including Hong Kong) up to the 10th of February.

3rd: Article on land grabs.
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/china/article/759704--peasant-blood-runs-in-china-land-grab

5th: The government warns employers to pay migrant workers before the Chinese New Year, saying officials responsible for mass incidents would be punished.
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/29156/
http://chinaworker.info/en/content/news/972/
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/02/china-warns-locals-to-settle-migrant-pay-disputes/

8th: Villagers protest against water diversion projects.
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-02/08/content_9446625.htm
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-02/09/content_9447051.htm
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2010-02/504543.html
http://chinaworker.info/en/content/news/973/

9th: People forcibly displaced in Shanghai during preparations for the World Expo march in Beijing.
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Middle+class+Chinese+march+Beijing+over+home+seizures/2537647/story.html
http://www.theage.com.au/world/shanghaied-home-owners-hit-streets-20100209-npo8.html

10th: Police chief claims to have recruited 1 in 33 people as informants.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/feb/10/china-police-informants-surveillance