China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

Li Qiang, founder of China Labor Watch, said the Huajian's factory in Ganzhou was as among the worst he has seen in almost two decades investigating labor abuses. Washingon had urged Beijing to "immediately release" the investigators.

"He was bleeding right from the middle of the head", the current worker said.

Calls by Reuters to Ganzhou police went unanswered, and a spokeswoman for the Ivanka brand declined to comment.

In October, Huajian had confided to AFP that the group had produced approximately 100 000 pairs of shoes Ivanka Trump in recent years -and even though Donald Trump was complaining that during her campaign the companies launching operations in China.

Janot files formal corruption charges against Temer
If that happens, one of Temer's closest allies, lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia would become interim president. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa index was down 0.8% and the local currency slipped 0.6% in late afternoon trading.

"It might be due to worldwide pressure and the nature of the case that they are released on bail", he said, adding, "we also hope that they will be given a fair trial".

The detained activists were readying a report alleging low pay, excessive overtime and verbal abuse of employees at Huajian Group factories when they were detained, according to NBC Washington.

Huajian Group has denied allegations of excessive overtime and low wages.

China Labor Watch (CLW), the NGO based in the United States for the account of which the three activists were conducting the investigation, said Wednesday in a press release that they were out of prison. China Labor Watch said two were taken from a hotel room while the third was detained by customs officials in the southern city of Shenzhen while en route to Hong Kong.

Seth Meyers mocks 'dummy' Trump for being trolled by Obama
Meyers pointed out, "When you look at the winners and losers of this bill, it is nearly comically villainous". Meyers also updated his viewers on the latest development in Trump's sacking of FBI Director James Comey .

Last month, three men investigating conditions at the Huajian Group factory in Ganzhou were detained, accused of illegally using secret recording devices to steal commercial secrets.

The organization says the factories made shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, along with Marc Fisher, Kylie + Kendall, Coach and other brands.

Despite her father's mantra of "Buy American", First Daughter Ivanka Trump outsources the manufacturing of most of her clothing line to contractors in China.

The detentions came as China has cracked down on perceived threats to the stability of its ruling Communist Party, particularly from sources with foreign ties such as China Labor Watch.

Bill Cosby plans speaking tour on how to avoid sex charges
The proposed talks drew immediate criticism from organizations that work with survivors of sexual assault. He says the encounter was consensual.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top BPI: Settlement a foundation to grow business
Jun 28, 2017 - 23:14
In the reports, ABC explained that the product was not unsafe to eat, but that BPI did not label when it was included in its beef. The trial began earlier this month in the tiny town of Elk Point, South Dakota, and had been expected to last eight weeks.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Cash me ousside' girl pleads guilty to juvenile charges
Jun 28, 2017 - 23:12
Ira and Barbara Ann, Danielle\u0027s parents, are possibly headed for a custody battle over their now-famous daughter. Bregoli, her mother Barbara Ann Bregoli and attorney Scott Richardson declined to comment following the hearing.

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity
Jun 28, 2017 - 23:04
Rather, she questioned why building inspectors had failed to detect the risky cladding at Grenfell Tower. May responded by outlining what she said was the longer-term political background to the cladding issue.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mattis: No additional Syria chemical weapons activity seen
Jun 28, 2017 - 23:02
The State Department officials weren't authorized to discuss national security planning publicly and requested anonymity. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders flatly denied the White House was freelancing on foreign policy.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Minnesota Releases Video of Philando Castile Shooting
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:57
The squad-car video shows a wide view of the traffic stop and the shooting , with the camera pointed toward Castile's auto . Philando Castile's mother, Valerie Castile , said she was "mad as hell" with the verdict and called Yanez a "murderer".

Kevin Durant won't sign new deal with Warriors until later in July
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:57
Now, the Sixers are searching for a veteran to provide leadership to a promising young core. Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , and Andre Iguodala could all be on the market this summer.

La La Anthony: I'm Not Divorcing Carmelo "Right Now"
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:56
During a February radio interview , Dolan said he planned to honor his five-year contract with Jackson "all the way to the end". Rose's injuries in the past could be reasons why he has a lower value than other free agent playmakers this 2017.

I'm Not Embarrassed By Botched Russia Report — CNN Anchor
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:56
President Trump mocked the network mercilessly on Twitter Tuesday morning for proving his favorite nickname for them true. On the conservative channel Fox News, reliably pro-Trump pundits Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity jumped on the story.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Oklahoma softball: Paige Parker knocks over Royals catcher
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:54
Parker was practicing last week before throwing the first pitch at the June 20 game the Royals hosted against the Red Sox. That's just what life has been like of late for Oklahoma's junior left-hander Paige Parker.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Here's what happens now that Bill Cosby's jury is deadlocked
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:49
Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. The third count goes to intent, or whether Cosby intentionally administered an intoxicant to Constand that night in his home.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trial Date Set in Another Cosby Assault Case
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:42
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts . In May, a Pennsylvania judge agreed to hear a case that accused Cosby of three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Govt makes linking Aadhaar with PAN of taxpayers mandatory from 1st July
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:39
Government on Wednesday notified amended income tax rules making mandatory linking of existing Aadhaar numbers with PAN. He made Aadhar is mandatory for filling Income Tax Returns and providing for linking Pan with Aadhar.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Maersk says its IT system is down
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:31
It added that "all strategic assets, including those involved in protecting state security, are working normally". He added that any response would take time to implement given the large volume of traffic handled by the port.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Governor felicitates Kidambi Srikanth
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:26
I am really happy that badminton is growing in the country and that I have been able to be a part of this growth. Srikanth has now become the fifth player in the world to contest three consecutive Super Series finals.

Philippines, Vietnam have strongest confidence in Trump worldwide
Jun 28, 2017 - 22:25
Other unpopular policies include: withdrawing from worldwide trade and climate agreements, as well as Trump's travel ban . Most respondents believe that relations of their countries with the U.S. will stay about the same in the next few years.