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The haunting poetry of a Chinese factory worker who committed suicide

The haunting poetry of a Chinese factory worker who committed suicide WASHINGTON — On the last day of September, a 24-year-old migrant worker in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen killed himself. Xu Lizhi jumped out of a window of a residential dormitory run by his employer, Foxconn, the huge electronics … Read more on Financial […]

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Poetry of a Former Foxconn Worker Vividly Evokes Alienation of Factory Life

Poetry of a Former Foxconn Worker Vividly Evokes Alienation of Factory Life Before he took his life in late September, 24-year-old Xu Lizhi was a regular contributor of poetry to Foxconn People, the internal newspaper at his sprawling factory complex in Shenzhen. Only after he died did his writing find a wider audience, as … […]

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Foxconn Shenzhen worker suicide

Foxconn Shenzhen worker suicide An employee of a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group that was found dead in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, committed suicide, Chinese media reported Wednesday. A representative of Foxconn Technology said on Wednesday that the … Read more on ecns

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Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof

Job cuts at Foxconn reportedly prompt worker to jump from Shenzhen factory roof Reports from Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo, highlighted by Kotaku, claim that a woman jumped from the roof of Foxconn's Shenzhen factory at 9 a.m. local time last Friday. As of noon, another three employees were said to be on the roof, […]

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Tribunal hears case of injured Foxconn worker

Tribunal hears case of injured Foxconn worker The case of Foxconn engineer Zhang Tingzhen, whose left brain was damaged in a factory accident last year, was heard at Longhua street labor arbitration tribunal in Shenzhen on Tuesday. Zhang's plight came to light after it was reported that Taiwan … Read more on China Daily

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