Mexico: Police rescue 'abused' workers from textile factory; South Korean owners held
February 6 , 2015
Mexican police have said that 129 workers were “rescued” from a textile factory in the western Jalisco state.
According to the authorities, they received information about the insalubrious conditions prevailing in the factory, which is run by South Koreans. The owners have been accused of physical and sexual abuse, and four South Korean nationals have been arrested.
The workers said that they were made to work for very long hours without proper breaks, and the working conditions were dangerous.