FJA Shortlist 2022

Category: Outstanding Investigative Reporting

Authors: Florian Guckelsberger, Manuel Daubenberger (Germany)

The Business with Bloody Cotton

The original publication is available via the following link:

https://magazin.zenith.me/de/wirtschaft/risiko-von-zwangsarbeit-xinjiang-baumwolle-wohl-kleidung-deutscher-marken

Zenith Magazine / NDR

May 5, 2022

Is there cotton from forced labor in German fashion brands? From the plantations and factories in the Chinese region of Xinjiang leads a trail to the warehouses of large clothing companies such as Adidas and Hugo Boss. Read more