All posts tagged "public sentencing"

  • In this Dec. 8, 2006 photo, Pu Zhengxing, right, a carpenter trying to get back his unpaid wage of 3,000 yuan, takes hostage the wife of his foreman in Xi'an of China's Shaanxi province. Policemen eventually saved the hostage and arrested Pu. Wage arrears are a major problem for Chinese laborers, especially migrants working on casual terms in the construction industry. (Color China Photo via AP)
    Public sentencing of protesting workers backfires in China

    BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in southwestern China had apparently thought their Cultural Revolution-style public sentencing of eight workers who took to the streets demanding back wages would stand as a warning to others at a time of...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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