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Foxconn Suicide Threats Stir Debate

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 9:06 am (UTC+0)
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This month, the Taiwanese-owned manufacturing factory Foxconn (富士康) was in the news again. At one of the company’s factories in Wuhan, more than  100 workers amassed on the roof and threatened suicide to protest poor working conditions. The corporation, responsible for manufacturing popular products such as the Apple (苹果) iPhone and the Amazon Kindle,  saw […]



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