Riots Shake Foxconn Plant PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Sunday, 23 September 2012 19:29

TAIYUAN, SHANXI, CHINA -- Foxconn shut a local factory that builds casings for Apple's iPhone following a massive riot that pit thousands of employees against company guards.

The riots, said to involve at least 2,000 of the campus's 79,000 workers, escalated after an altercation between a company guard and an employee. At least 40 persons were taken to the hospital, according to published reports.

Police in riot gear have been photographed at the scene, along with trash and an overturned guard tower, according to NBC and Reuters.

Residents have taken to Weibo, China's version of Twitter, uploading photos (see below) and video of police at the site.

The factory builds metal casings for the Apple iPhone. Workers also went on strike there in March over wages.

Taiyuan is the capital and largest city of the Shanxi province, in North China.

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山西太原中国 - 富士康,建立当地的工厂为苹果的iPhone外壳后,一个巨大的骚乱数千名员工违反了公司的警卫

的骚乱至少有2000名涉及校园的79,000工人公司后卫和雇员之间发生口角后升级至少有40被送往医院根据公布的报告

全副武装的防暴警察在现场拍摄随着垃圾和推翻守卫塔美国全国广播公司和路透社

居民们微博,中国版的Twitter,上传照片(见下文)在现场警察和视频

工厂建立针对苹果iPhone金属外壳工人举行了罢工在三月份工资

太原是山西省首都和最大的城市中国北方


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