"Once an isolationist communist state, over the last 20 years China has become the world's biggest exporter of consumer goods. But behind this apparent success story is a dark secret -- millions of men and women locked up in prisons and forced into intensive manual labour. China has the biggest penal colony in the world -- a top secret network of more than 1,000 slave labour prisons and camps known collectively as "The Laogai". And the use of the inmates of these prisons -- in what some experts call "state sponsored slavery" -- has been credited with contributing to the country's economic boom."
22 November 2011
Chinese Slavery ~ Prisoners as Laogai Laborers
Al Jazeera exposes the Chinese unelected autocracy's Prison Slaves in their latest episode of Slavery: A 21st Century Evil...