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Shreddies ‘Nanas’ freed from sweatshop

old ladies attacked rescuers with knitting needlesFour hundred elderly women have today been freed from a factory in the Midlands where they were employed to ‘knit’ Shreddies for a pittance. Police were tipped off that the ‘Nanas’, made famous by recent advertising were being forced to work sixteen hour days seven days a week in atrocious conditions. When police raided the factory, they found many women close to death and several had to be put to sleep at their workstations as they became violent when officers tried to bring them to safety. One woman lashed out with her knitting needles and badly injured one officer, she was eventually cornered in a toilet cubicle and shot in the head.

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Posted: May 29th, 2009
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