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“I work beside my shit. I eat beside my shit.”: εντυπώσεις από την απεργία λιμενεργατών στο Χονγκ Κονγκ



As the Hong Kong dockworkers strike enters its third week, around 100 workers still camp outside the gates to Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT). 400 to 500 crane operators refuse to return to work, making them a 40 to 50 per cent majority amongst the contract workers at the docks. While the port claimed daily losses of 5 million HK dollars – around 500,000 Euro – the strike fund stood at 3.5 million HKD last Wednesday April 10th. Public support from unions, Leftist groups, students and ordinary citizens is extraordinarily high, during Hong Kong’s first larger labour struggle since the construction workers’ strikes in 2007 and 2009.

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