Wearing Cosplay Outfits Is The Best Way To Protest

A pair of Angry Birds are — wait for it — angry. Garfield and Donald Duck are rightly pissed too. And don't get the Chinese God of Wealth started. He's livid.

Several migrant workers cosplayed as famous characters to draw attention to unpaid wages. According to Offbeat China, the five workers sat in front of China National Radio's headquarters and held a sign that read "Pay back my blood-sweat (hard-earned) money."

Filing in court to get unpaid wages can prove either costly or difficult for migrant workers. As Offbeat China notes, getting attention online might be their best leverage.

农民工也玩Cosplay啊 [A9VG] Migrant workers in Beijing dressed in cartoon costumes to protest unpaid wages [Offbeat China]


Comments

    It wasn't considered such a great idea when it was proposed here http://www.kotaku.com.au/2009/02/r18_rally_cancelled_cosplay_to_blame/
    It may get publicity, but I think people would be less likely to take the protestors seriously.

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