China's Toxic Milk Whistleblower Murdered


tay
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The man who first alerted authorities to what would become the melamine-tainted milk scandal has been murdered. Jiang Weisuo, 44, was attacked by unidentified men in Xi’an city two weeks ago. On Friday, he passed away from his wounds.

Authorities have said they have one suspect in custody, but have released no other information. Calls from NTD were diverted.

[Someone from Yanta Branch of Xi'an Public Security Bureau]:
"We can't accept interviews, it's impossible to disclose any specific information."

Jiang was an operator of a dairy company in Shaanxi province. In 2006 he reported that local dairy companies were putting dangerous chemicals in their milk products. He was ignored until 2008, when it came clear that at least six babies had died and 290,000 others suffered kidney damage from melamine-tainted milk powder.

Unconfirmed reports from Chinese media claim that paid killers murdered Jiang. When the melamine milk scandal first broke there were rumors that he had a 500,000 yuan, or $80,275 USD, price on his head.

The toxic milk scandal sent shockwaves throughout China. Many dairy companies were shut down. Even the state-owned Sanlu dairy company was found to be one of the 22 firms adding melamine.


China's Toxic Milk Whistleblower Murdered --NTDTV.org
 
damngrumpy
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That is alright our governments Federal and Provincial still believe these moral
upstanding citizens of Chinese Corporations would never do that to us would they?
The problem is the problem is not that of China alone, our companies don't care
until someone gets caught we just put our head in the sand and get cheap toys,
cloths and TVs. Someday all this dishonesty will manifest itself in the full light of
day and we will all be shocked/
 
gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpyView Post

That is alright our governments Federal and Provincial still believe these moral
upstanding citizens of Chinese Corporations would never do that to us would they?
The problem is the problem is not that of China alone, our companies don't care
until someone gets caught we just put our head in the sand and get cheap toys,
cloths and TVs. Someday all this dishonesty will manifest itself in the full light of
day and we will all be shocked/


Get off of the "holier than thou" band wagon. The same fricken things have happened here in Canada and the u.s.
 
Goober
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Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpyView Post

That is alright our governments Federal and Provincial still believe these moral
upstanding citizens of Chinese Corporations would never do that to us would they?
The problem is the problem is not that of China alone, our companies don't care
until someone gets caught we just put our head in the sand and get cheap toys,
cloths and TVs. Someday all this dishonesty will manifest itself in the full light of
day and we will all be shocked/

We do not have the corruption that China has.And Gerry makes a valid point.
 
gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by GooberView Post

We do not have the corruption that China has.And Gerry makes a valid point.


We have in the past.
 
Goober
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Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

We have in the past.

I saw that.
 
Trex
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Could be a hot topic on a Chinese forum
Probably not so much here
 
Goober
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Quote: Originally Posted by TrexView Post

Could be a hot topic on a Chinese forum
Probably not so much here

Over there people are thrown in prison for expressing a view. If we only had half the courage they have.
 
damngrumpy
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The reason our companies moved to China and the third world is to avoid the crackdown
of corruption that took place here years before. This is not holier than thou, we personally
profit from the actions taken in those third world countries, to further our mutual fund growth
while expressing shock at such reprehensible actions.
We are complicit. What needs to happen is every company should be bound by the law
of the home country. A law similar to the one that won't allow Canadians to engage in sex
tourism and escape the laws of child exploitation. In this case it would be against companies
that engage in shady practices in foreign lands with regard to labour practices.
now more five dollar t shirts. And taxes on companies exporting jobs would be a good start.
 
gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpyView Post

The reason our companies moved to China and the third world is to avoid the crackdown
of corruption that took place here years before. This is not holier than thou, we personally
profit from the actions taken in those third world countries, to further our mutual fund growth
while expressing shock at such reprehensible actions.
We are complicit. What needs to happen is every company should be bound by the law
of the home country. A law similar to the one that won't allow Canadians to engage in sex
tourism and escape the laws of child exploitation. In this case it would be against companies
that engage in shady practices in foreign lands with regard to labour practices.
now more five dollar t shirts. And taxes on companies exporting jobs would be a good start.


Read your original post....cause it aint any where near what this post says.
 

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