Friday, September 7, 2012

Today in Labor History—September 7

September 7, 1977 – Workers in Ghaziabad, India, burned a factory and lynched two finks, with 40,000 going on strike in solidarity with insurgents. (From the Daily Bleed)

September 7, 1992 – Troops opened fire on thousands of nonviolent African National Congress demonstrators, in the Ciskei "homeland" South Africa, murdering 28. (From the Daily Bleed)

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