Gu Qinger: Behind the Cadmium Poisoning of Guangdong Laborers

From the Epoch Times:

Guangdong, known as a “paradise” for migrant laborers, attracts more than a million workers from China’s poor regions annually. In order to survive, they leave their families and work away from home.

Huizhou Gutangao is one of the biggest industrial districts in Huizhou city, Guangdong province, and it provides many job opportunities for migrants. But because the laborers are unskilled, they have to take jobs that involve intensive labor or work in dangerous environments. As long as they can make money, they are willing to do anything. This means their fate and health are in their employers’ hands.

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