Indonesia factory boss faces jail for slavery

Man who locked up 34 men and forced them to do hard labour at kitchenware factory faces 20 years in prison.

    The owner of a kitchenware factory in Indonesia is facing 20 years in prison for enslaving almost 50 workers.

    The employees, some of them teenagers, were locked up, beaten and forced to work in horrible conditions.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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