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Unpaid internship in China / Students assembling PlayStation in sweatshop for course

Students in China are reportedly being forced to assemble Sony’s forthcoming Playstation 4 or risk failing their course.

IT engineering students at China’s Xi’an Institute of Technology claim they were made to glue parts of the console together in factory conditions in order to earn course credits.

Chinese media say students were given unpaid ‘internships’ at the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, Foxconn, but were given manual work instead of tasks directly related to their studies.

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