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VIOLATIONS OF WORKERS RIGHTS REPORTED IN ASIAN MOBILE PHONE FACTORIES

The mobile phone industry is often presented as a clean, unproblematic industry, but a report from the lobbying group, makeITfair claims that this is not the case. Young electronics workers reportedly handle chemicals without protective gear. They work inhumane overtime hours to cover basic needs and are punished if they make mistakes. The report says that in the export processing zones in Asia where the factories are located, protests are often brutally suppressed.
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