Chinese Police Find Child Slaves

From BBC News:

Chinese police have rescued more than 100 village children sold to work as slave labourers in the booming southern province of Guangdong. The children, from the ethnic , came from poor families in about 600 miles ( 960 km) away. The China Daily said 167 children had been rescued from the factory in the industrial city of so far, and several arrests had been made.

China announced a nationwide crackdown on slavery and child labour last year.

See also a CDT translation of a Southern Metropolis Daily investigation into this case.

April 30, 2008, 11:00 AM
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