Apple battery suppliers use cobalt mined by child laborers, report says

Article Image An Amnesty International investigation of mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo claims child labor is being used to acquire cobalt, a mineral used in the production of lithium-ion batteries purchased by tech companies like Apple.

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