90 | June 2023

Forced labor in VW cars. FinFisher. Iran.


It has come to light in several reports that the use of forced labor is rampant within the supply chains of Germany’s bedrock industry – automobile manufacture. In its second complaint under the German Supply Chain Act, ECCHR alleges that powerful German automakers, including VW, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, have failed to take adequate steps to identify and prevent forced labor risks associated with their suppliers in the Uyghur Region in China. Learn more about this case and others in this newsletter.



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