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December 17, 2019 | Via Sky News

Tesla and Apple among Tech Giants Accused of Aiding Child Labor in DRC

A legal complaint on behalf of 14 families from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was filed on Sunday by International Rights Advocates – a US-based human rights group. It accuses the firms – which also include Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Microsoft and Dell – of being complicit in the death of children who were forced to mine cobalt – a metal used to make batteries for phones and computers.

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