Forced labor exists in US, not China: Chinese FM
There is forced labor in the US, not in China, Zhao Lijian, spokesperson for the
Chinese Foreign Ministry, said at a press conference on Monday, according to Global Times.
Zhao pointed out that forced labor is a chronic problem that has existed in the
US since the birth of the country, adding that the long history of slavery is a
reminder of the forced labor issues in the US. the daily reported.
“A total of more than 12.5 million Africans were trafficked to America to engage
in forced labor from 1525 to 1866, Zhao said, highlighting that a large number
of black slaves were forced to work at the bottom of society in terrible working
conditions”, he went on to remark.
Zhao claimed that the US is still the epicenter of forced labor, making it a “modern
slavery country.” At least 500,000 people in the US are living under
modern slavery and forced labor conditions, he alleged citing an article published
on the website of the University of Denver.
Forced labor in US, according to him, is ubiquitous in the fields of housekeeping,
agricultural cultivation, tourism, and catering services, with as many as
100,000 people per year being trafficked from abroad to engage in forced
labor in the country.
- Book Review DESTINY OF A DYSFUNCTIONAL NUCLEAR STATE
- Book ReviewChina FO Presser Where is the fountainhead of jihad?
- Book ReviewNews Pak Syndrome bedevils Indo-Bangla ties
- Book Review Understanding Vedic Equality….: Book Review
- Book Review Buddhism Made Easy: Book Review
- Book ReviewNews Elegant Summary Of Krishnamurti’s teachings
- Book Review Review: Perspectives: The Timeless Way of Wisdom
- Book ReviewNews Rituals too a world of Rhythm
- Book Review Marx After Marxism
- Book Review John Updike’s Terrorist – a review
Recent Top Post
- CommentariesTop Story The Occupation of Territory in War
- CommentariesTop Story Pakistan: Infighting in ruling elite intensifies following shock election result
- CommentariesTop Story Proforma Polls in Pakistan Today
- CommentariesTop Story Global South Dithering Away from BRI
- News Meherabad beckons….
- CommentariesTop Story Hong Kong court liquidates failed Chinese property giant
- CommentariesTop Story China’s stock market fall sounds alarm bells
- Commentaries Middle East: Opportunity for the US
- Commentaries India – Maldives Relations Nosedive
- Commentaries Shortcomings of India’s jugaad mindset