Consistent Uncertainties

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A Plea, A Problem And A Rant

Although Human Rights Watch is unable to verify the authenticity of this letter, it does reinforce what they already know about the Chinese labour camps and supports what they know to be deplorable work conditions in them.

Although Human Rights Watch is unable to verify the authenticity of this letter, it does reinforce what they already know about the Chinese labour camps and supports what they know to be deplorable work conditions in them.

By now, most have heard about the woman in Oregon, who opened a box of Halloween decorations purchased from K-Mart to find a handwritten letter allegedly from a worker in one of these such camps. A plea for help and an end to what’s going on in a country that sends so many products overseas to you and I. The letter states, “Thousands people here who are under the persecution of the Chinese Communist Party Government will thank and remember you forever.” Folded into a small square and stuck into the Styrofoam packing, the woman does not doubt the authenticity. The works earn approximately ten yuan per month. For those of you who are not in the know on Chinese currency; a yuan is around $1.60. Actually, I’ve since been corrected by someone who is more in the know than I am regarding Chinese currency. A yuan is actually closer to .12 cents. Continue reading

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