Australia: Queensland Government investigates whether new trains use parts made by slave labour from Chinese Uyghur camps

Queensland’s Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey has directed his department to review whether the state’s New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) trains contain parts sourced from slave labour factories in China.

Earlier this week, the US Government announced it had blacklisted KTK and 19 other companies from future contracts, after finding they were implicated in human rights abuses against Muslim Uyghurs in China.

The Queensland Government has an ongoing relationship with KTK, and Mr Bailey said he had now directed his department to determine the extent of the existing contracts.

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