Some of the victims were working at a fertiliser plant in Heilongjiang province. The factory owner said he was not aware the subcontractor was using forced labour. Photo: Thepaper.cn

‘Not a single day of rest’: victims reveal details of modern slavery case in China

  • Fifty-two men were rescued in April after one escaped and went to police
  • They were guarded around the clock, kept in rooms with more than a dozen others, and beaten if they worked too slowly, complained or tried to escape
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Some of the victims were working at a fertiliser plant in Heilongjiang province. The factory owner said he was not aware the subcontractor was using forced labour. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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