Friday, November 30, 2007

Finnish Retail Chains Admit to Selling Products Made with Child Labour

Finland's largest retail chains admit that they have been selling textiles produced with the help of child labour. Both the K and S groups say that they have cloth on sale manufactured at a textile mill in Narva in the east of Estonia, which has used cotton from Uzbekistan, where children are frequently used in harvesting. One fifth of the output of the Estonian factory is exported to Finland.

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