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- Resembling a slave.
- Resembling conditions of slavery
2007 July 17, Howard W. French, “Beijing’s Lack of Penalties in Labor Cases Stirs Outrage”, in New York Times:
- SHANGHAI, July 16 — China’s efforts to bring a quick end to an embarrassing labor scandal over slavelike conditions for hundreds of workers at brick kilns in Shanxi Province has provoked anger among victims and widespread criticism.
resembling conditions of slavery