iPhone, iPad owners to protest conditions at Apple factories
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iPhone, iPad owners to protest conditions at Apple factories

Inspired by the recent New York Times series on the rise of manufacturing in China and the “sweatshop” perception of contract manufacturers in the country, a group of iPhone owners is planning to stage protests at Apple stores this Thursday in the U.S.

Two human rights organizations will be marching to Apple stores in the U.S. to protest alleged unfair labor practices in the company's suppliers in China.

Representatives from Change.org and SumOfUs.org will personally deliver petition letters to Apple stores in major American cities Thursday, February 9 (February 9 evening to February 10, Beijing time) with the names of at least 250,000 petitioners who want “ethically produced” iPhones, iPads and other Apple devices.

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