Ikea: Sorry for Using Forced Labor to Make Furniture

Suppliers in communist East Germany used prison labor

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 16, 2012 1:08 PM CST

(Newser) – Swedish furniture giant Ikea expressed regret today that it benefited from the use of forced prison labor by some of its suppliers in communist East Germany more than two decades ago. The company released an independent report showing that East German prisoners, among them many...   Read full story »

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