Chinese Young Girls Forced Into Prostitution – AFP

Chinese authorities report that female child slaves at the Shanxi brick kiln camp as well as similar camps around the nation were not only forced to perform backbreaking labor for 16 hours a day but also served as prostitutes. From the China Post: China’s slavery scandal widened Tuesday with the state-run press reporting that young […]

370 Rescued from Brick Kiln Slavery –

CDT partially translated the letter from 400 fathers, whose children have been kidnapped and illegally forced to work as slaves in some brick kilns in Shanxi. An update: a story from reports that the number of forced laborers and child labor rescued and freed from brick kilns has reached 379. Rescue teams comprising a […]

Who Can Save Our Children? – Fathers of 400 Enslaved Children

A group of fathers from Henan province recently ventured to brick kilns in Shanxi province to rescue their children, who were abducted and illegally forced to work as slaves. There were an estimated 2,000 children, about 400 of whom were from Henan. After rescuing around 40 children, the fathers’ rescue efforts were obstructed by the […]

Mass Rescue of ‘Slaves’ in China – BBC News

From BBC News: More than 200 people, including 29 children, have been rescued after working as “slaves” in brick kilns in central China, state media reports. Tens of thousands of police moved in on the kilns in Henan province, arresting 120 people, Xinhua news agency said. They acted after media reports claimed that children were […]



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