Slavery thrives in Chinese prisons

Prisoners forced to produce goods for major companies receive virtually no pay and endure tough conditions.

    Slavery is illegal in every country, but similar conditions continue to exist in numerous places around the world.

    In China, slavery in jails is still alive and thriving, with prisoners forced to manufacture cheap goods for major companies and corporations.

    Al Jazeera's Rageh Omar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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