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There has got to be some serious cognitive dissonance happening in liberal minds over this (as well as other nations' treatment of gays and women, the truth about "global warming", the truth about alt.energy, etc...).

From Forbes:

Study Links Nike, Adidas And Apple To Forced Uighur Labor
Nike, Adidas, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung are among 83 multinationals that have been linked to forced labor by Uighurs in factories across China, according to a new study by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). According to the researchers, Uighurs, a persecuted ethnic minority from China’s western Xinjiang region, have been funneled to work in factories in other provinces under conditions “that strongly suggest forced labour.”

The report estimates that more than 80,000 Uighurs were transferred to work in factories across China between 2017 and 2019. The period coincides with China’s campaign of mass internment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, which the government says is needed to root out terrorism and separatism. Some Uighurs have allegedly been placed in these factories straight from the internment camps in Xinjiang, where experts estimate more than 1.5 million members of ethnic minorities are being held.

Although journalists have in the past linked Western companies to forced Uighur labor, this is the first time the problem is made apparent on such a large scale, enveloping factories and supply chains across the country. The 83 foreign and Chinese companies that ASPI has identified as directly or indirectly benefiting from the potentially abusive transfer programs for Uighurs include clothing brands such as Adidas, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger and Uniqlo; carmakers such as BMW, General Motors, Jaguar and Mercedes Benz; and tech giants such as Apple, Google, Huawei and Microsoft. 

Yeah - about that...  Your iPhone, Macbook, sneakers, clothing - all slave labor.  Those idiots in the USA who want "reparations" fail to understand that slavery was practiced worldwide - even among the North American native population.  The United States was the first nation to take a look at it and say: "Never Again" You want to talk about reparations?  Talk to the families of the 300,000 Union Soldiers who gave their lives to end it.

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