Report: Apple, Amazon, and Google use supply chain factories that rely on forced labor

Report: Apple, Amazon, and Google use supply chain factories that rely on forced labor

A report from an Australian think tank has listed tech giants like Apple, Amazon, Huawei, Samsung, Google, Microsoft, and Sony as benefitting from forced labor in China.

The report, published by Australian Strategic Policy Institute, claims that between 2017 and 2019, the Chinese government transferred more than 80,000 Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities out of the Xinjiang region and into factories “that strongly suggest forced labour.”

Describing the forced labor accusations, the ASPI report reads:

In addition to that alleged treatment, the report claims China is pushing these minorities through “reeducation” either before or during their time performing forced labor at dozens of factories across China that are part of the supply chains for numerous corporations.  Read more…

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