Mon. Apr 22nd, 2019

‘Green’ Lies – Child slavery behind smart phone and electric car batteries

'Green' Lies - Child slavery behind smart phone and electric car batteries

Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine

Think the ‘green’ deal will save us? Major electronics brands, including Apple, Samsung and Sony, are failing to do basic checks to ensure that cobalt mined by child laborers has not been used in their products, said Amnesty International and Afrewatch in a report published today. Read More

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Child miners aged four living a hell on Earth so YOU can drive an electric car
Awful human cost in squalid Congo cobalt mine that Michael Gove didn’t consider in his ‘clean’ energy crusade
* Sky News investigated the Katanga mines and found Dorsen, 8, and Monica, 4
* The pair were working in the vast mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo
* They are two of the 40,000 children working daily in the mines, checking rocks for cobalt

Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4764208/Child-miners-aged-four-living-hell-Earth.html

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