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CHINA: GUANGDONG SEEKS TO PUNISH RUNAWAY BOSSES

Senior labour officials in Guangdong are urging the central government to make it a crime for bosses to close their factories and flee without paying workers’ wages. Provincial officials will submit a proposal for a new criminal law to the National People’s...

IRAN: SAVE THE LIFE OF FARZAD KAMANGAR

Education International (EI) has been informed that Farzad Kamangar, the Iranian Kurdish teacher and social worker sentenced to death on “absolutely zero evidence” according to his lawyer, could be hanged on Wednesday 26 November 2008. According to several...