Workers' struggles in China (September 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about struggles in China.

Workers at hi-tech giant Intel in Chengdu, Sichuan Province (south-west China) struck over pay differences between local workers and workers from Shanghai: http://www.china-labour.org.hk/en/node/100558

Protests against pollution continue with protests in the south-eastern province of Fujian centred around lead poisoning from a battery factory, involving the blocking of a highway:
http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSSP418446
http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/ns_china/2009-09-17/247720227772.html
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sp/article/2009/200909/20090918/article_414218.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-09/18/content_12076135.htm
http://www.tibetanreview.net/news.php?cat=2&&id=4389
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sp/article/2009/200909/20090919/article_414302.htm

High school students in Sichuan destroyed school facilities and cars, then drove away police after being confined to the school without water or electricity: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/22668/

And in Beijing university students have been protesting against the arrest of a teacher who took part in the events of 1989:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jsDk_tepvcSp4GGRnwx8JTIpTEwAD9AR2IA80
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/world/asia/22china.html?_r=1