The history of the repression
of the world labor movement
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The world political circumstance of the
- International Confederation claims repression is
- By Robert Taylor, Labor News, 13 June 1997. Trade
unions are being repressed across the world in more countries
than ever before, according to a ICFTU report. It claims trade
union repression occurred in 108 countries during 1996, the
largest number it has ever recorded.
- The heavy toll of trade union repression around
- ICFTU Online..., 14 June 1998. As we celebrate the
50th anniversary of the international recognition of trade
union rights, the repression meted out to trade union activists
shows no sign of abating. Hundreds of trade unionists were
killed in 1997, as the ICFTU's latest Survey shows.
- Anti-union repression persists worldwide says
- By Gustavo Capdevila, IPS, 24 September 2000. Anti-union repression
in 1999 cost the lives of 140 women and men around the world,
charges the ICFTU in its annual report on the global problem
of labor rights violations.