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Namibia Captured By Chinese Capital & Union Busting Drive With George Martin &Hewat Beukes

by Labor Video Project
China is the largest exporter of capital in the world and in Namibia Chinese public and private companies have taken over all the uranium and marble mines. According to unionists they are also on a union busting drive to destroy the unions and bring in contract labor.
The largest exporter of capital in the world is China and it has taken control of all the uranium and marble mines in Namibia. It is also engaged in a union busting drive according to George Martin who is the Namibian Rossing MUN fired branch secretary.
Chinese National Nuclear Corporation bought the Rossing mine in 2019 and fired nine branch union leaders in 2020. It is also laying off hundreds of workers at the mine and bringing in a Chinese contractor to replace permanent workers with contract labor.
George Martin also reports on the systemic attack on other unionized mines targeting the union officers. Presenting with him is Hewat Beukes who is a labor lawyer and long time socialist in Namibia. He is also being sued by the Chinese National Nuclear Corporation and faces possible imprisonment by the lawsuit.
The SWAPO government and judiciary has shut off his water and electricity. Beukes also discusses the theory of multi-polarity and the South against the North ideology which argues that the people and workers of the world should support Chinese investment and their economic control of economies of other countries.
This presentation was made on 7/29/23.
Additional Media:
Petition To Defend Hewat Beukes
#HandsOffHewatBeukes #StopUnionBusting #RehireRossingMine #EndOutsourcing
Stop Namibian Union Busting By CNNC & Hands Off Hewat Beukes! Rally At SF Chinese Consulate
The Attack On Namibian Labor Lawyer Hewat Beukes & The Namibian Working Class
The Union Busting War On Namibian Workers
China, Southern Africa, Capitalism, Climate & Labor with Patrick Bond
Chinese State-owned Companies Now Control Entire Nambia Uranium Industry
Namiibia Karibib Best Cheer marble processing plant strike enters third day
Striking employees of Best Cheer company block entrances to premises at Karibib
Marble factory workers want improved conditions
Namibian MUN Rossing Miners Leadership Win Labor Board Ruling Against Stalling By China Owned CNNC
Namibia Mine Workers Union Rossing Leaders Report On CNNC & Letter To Chinese President Xi-Jinping
The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) Rossing Branch & The Struggle of The Namibian Working Class
Namibia Rössing uranium mine union members face dismissal by Chinese ownersössing-union-members-face-dismissal
For more info:
Internatonal Labor Solidarity Committee For The Namibian Miners
"Swakop Uranium accused of paying for overtime with food" 13 April 2022
Safety concerns rock Swakop Uranium
2019-02-27 Eveline de Klerk
Production of Labor Video Project
§CNNC Fired 9 Rossing MUN Mine Union Leaders In 2020
by Labor Video Project
The Chinese National Nuclear Corporation took over the Namibian Rossing mine in 2019 and in 2020 fired the entire Rossing MUN union leadership of 9 members. The hare trying to starve them out in their labor cases and have now announced that they will lay off 400 permanent miners and bring in temporary contract workers.
§Rehire Dismissed Rossing NUN Union Leaders
by Labor Video Project
The Chinese National Nuclear Corporation continues it's union busting operation in Namibia firing the union leadership of the Rossing mine branch and laying off 400 miners while hiring a Chinese contractor who is hiring temporary contract workers at the mine.
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