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ICFTU Survey 2003: A stain of anti-union repression is spreading across the map of the world - 213 trade unionists assassinated or disappeared worldwide

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Published on: 10 June 2003

The report lists almost 1000 union activists attacked and beaten, 2,562 detentions, 89 prison sentences, 30,000 trade unionists sacked and some 20,000 victims of harassment. [press release refers to Colombia, Thailand, Egypt, Bangladesh, South Africa, Burma, China, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Belarus, Russia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Latvia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovakia, Haiti, Brazil, South Korea, Mexico, USA, Canada, Australia, Jordan, Middle East region]

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