Qantas headphones are made in China’s Dongguan Prison, according to former prisoners who spoke to the Australian Financial Review.
According to the report, prisoners are electrocuted by guards if they don’t work hard enough.
They are also beaten and placed in solitary confinement.
The Fin spoke to a number former inmates who said they had made headphone for Qantas, as well as British Airways and Emirates.
Prisoners are required to work in China, but according to the article were only paid a little bit more than the cost of a bar of soap per month.
All airlines denied knowledge and have launched investigations.
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