Ahead of the holidays, a young girl in London opened a Tesco supermarket Christmas card last week, was shocked to find a depressing note from a Chinese gulag, reported Sky News.
“We are foreign prisoners in Shanghai Qingpu prison China,” the note read. “Forced to work against our will. Please help us and notify the human rights organization.” The girl had accidentally uncovered the chilling connection between British Christmas festivities and how Chinese prisoners are working in factories to supply Western countries with holiday goods.
Tesco said it was absolutely appalled on the reports of the Christmas card: “We abhor the use of prison labor and would never allow it in our supply chain,” a Tesco spokesman said on Sunday.