Visual Media

Shein’s Cotton Tied to Chinese Region Accused of Forced Labor

November 23, 2022

Lab tests confirm that cotton used in clothing made by Shein, one of the biggest fashion brands in the world, comes from China’s Xinjiang region.

Guinea’s Iron Treasure

June 26, 2022

Guinea’s Simandou mountains hold the largest untapped iron-ore deposit on the planet. Now a consortium of China-connected companies is moving ahead with a plan that jeopardizes one of the most biologically rich ecosystems in Africa.

How China’s Flagship Belt and Road Project Stalled Out

January 14, 2021

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is one of the most important components of Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. But so far, just one-third of planned development has been completed.