Saturday, 25 February 2012

More on the Tai Yi slipper factory strike

In an article on the ongoing strike at the Tai Yi slipper factory in Hlaing Thar Yar Foreign Policy quotes activist Phoe Phyu stating

"This could be the biggest labor strike since oil workers went on strike and marched in protest against the Burma Oil Company and British colonial rule in 1938... More than 90 percent of the workers joined the strike."

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