The scale of child slavery and abusive working conditions in India's spinning mills shocked researchers despite working on the issue for five years already. The researchers called for better enforcement of labor laws and mapping of supply chains.
After a massive activism crackdown in July 2015, at least seven human rights lawyers were still in custody. One of them is founder Beijing Law Firm Fengrui, and the other lawyers are employees of the law firm. They are most likely to face trial for the subversion accusation.