North Korea

Workers' struggles in East Asia (June 2011)

Chinese riot police attack migrant workers during protests in Xintang, Guangdong

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during June 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

This month there has been news from Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. I'm not going to go into detail or find lots of pictures because I'm still busy working on a set of tools that should make compiling these summaries and similar ones for other regions much easier and faster.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (May 2011)

May Day  march for workers' rights in Hong Kong

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during May 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

This month there has been news from Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.

Workers' struggles in Asia (February 2011)

Indonesian garment workers on strike

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (focusing on East Asia) during February 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

With protests continuing to spread in the Middle East and North Africa, it was inevitable that the western media would start speculating about it spreading to China.

Article index by country

This list collects all articles published in the Japanese journal Libero International according to the country they deal with, in the order they were published.

China

Declaration and program of the League of Free Social Constructors

We have come from underground, shedding our disguises as we emerge into the light. With this declaration we sunder the chains of silence, proclaiming our principles to all the world.

All people thirst for freedom. Equality is the fundamental condition of social life. And mutual aid is the guiding factor in human evolution. Therefore, when this demand is not met, this condition not fulfilled, this basic factor distorted, society becomes corrupted and ruined.

The Post-War Korean Anarchist Movement (1)

First of a two part article published in the Japanese journal Libero International. Part 2 was published in issue no. 4.

Formation of the League of Free Social Constructors

Workers' struggles in Asia (January 2011)

Cambodian workers protesting

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (focusing on East Asia) during January 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

While revolutions have been kicking off in North Africa this month, many in China have been following events online despite attempts to block "Egypt" from searches (http://t.co/tbL2O0g , http://t.co/FUNoTmF , http://t.co/blKOCbE , http://t.co/PPvGXPn).

Chronology: The Pre-War Korean Anarchist Movement (2)

Second of a two part chronology published in the Japanese journal Libero International. Part 1 was published in issue no. 1.

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1929.11.3
KOREA
KWANGJU STUDENTSINCIDENT: trouble involving rival Korean and Japanese school students in Kwangju develops into nationwide patriotic student movement; 54,000 students in 194 schools strike, creating anti-Japan movement which continues until March 1930.

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1930.1
MANCHURIA

Chronology: The Pre-War Korean Anarchist Movement

First of a two part chronology published in the Japanese journal Libero International. Part 2 was published in issue no. 2.

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1919.2.8
Japan
DECLARATIONOF INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATED: Tokyo Conference of Assoc. of Japan Korean Students declares Korean independence in name of 'Young Koreans' Independence League'.

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1919.3.1
Korea

Workers' struggles in Asia (July 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) during July up to the 23rd, and also some from the Indian Subcontinent that I came across whilst searching. I've been posting to a Twitter feed as I find stories: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews. I can't continue with it or these summaries for a few months, but it's possible someone else will take over some of it for a while.

libcom articles
  
Cambodian union calls off garment strike - http://libcom.org/news/cambodian-union-calls-garment-strike-13072010
Cambodian government and unions agree wage increase; strikes could still be on - http://bit.ly/9JZSXH

WSWS: Workers' Struggles in Asia Summaries