February 15, 2024
The Bottom Line Up Front

Last year, we mapped the relationship between XUAR-based mines and global networks of finance and trade. Now, we’ve produced a visual exploration of those dynamics — from Uyghur forced labor to the phone you use, and beyond.

In October 2023, we mapped the relationship between Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region-based mines in China and global networks of finance and trade — ultimately linking hundreds of the biggest corporations in the Western world with these high-risk facilities, notorious for their flagrant and unmistakable use of forced labor. Now, we’re following up on that analysis with this eye-opening visual exploration of the previously unknown connections between the Chinese Communist Party, mining companies operating in XUAR, and American corporations and consumers.

Corporate Complicity: How American Companies Enable Forced Labor in China

For more details, please see our original Fractured Veins report or email us at [email protected].