short-docu // german // 6 Min // 11.01.2007
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"In China there is a new syndrome: death by overworking". At the European Social Forum in Florence in 2003 seminars about sweatshops were given. Sweatshops are factories in which workers graft for a pittance, without rights and without union support, to produce cheap goods that are sold expensively in western countries. Activists and workers talk about working-conditions and struggles in the factories of China, Bangladesh, Korea, Thailand, India etc.