1,200 police end worker lock-in in Chongqing factory

From Jonathan Lassen <jlassen@clarku.edu>
Date Mon, 30 Aug 2004 14:44:11 -0400 (EDT)

Hundreds of workers at a bankrupt SOE had barricaded themselves inside their
factory on 8/18 to protest the corrupt sale of the company to private interests.
Security forces attempted several times to oust them, but only succeeded
yesterday. The story hasn't run in any media outlet, the only place I've seen it is: