Problem

Violent repression of trade union demonstrations

Other Names:
Violent police intervention in workers meetings
Military intervention in workers meetings
Incidence:
That workers joined students on the streets and were forming their own Workers Autonomous Federations was a prime reason for the military massacre in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China in 1989. In 1990, large scale strikes and walkouts in South Korea were crushed with massive force.
Aggravates:
Massacres
Aggravated By:
Trade union militancy
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
05.09.2003 – 00:00 CEST