Chinese Company Forced Workers to Eat Roaches

Chinese firm’s punishment on staff for low sales — whipping, drinking urine, eating cockroaches

The managers of a sales firm have been arrested after they allegedly forced employees to drink urine when they failed to meet their targets.

The disgraceful events took place at a home improvement firm in Zunyi, Guizhou province, and were widely distributed on Chinese social media platform Weibo this week.

Another stands topless as he is whipped by what looks like a large belt.

The video was viewed more than 500,000 times, as per Zunyi Yaowen via South China Morning Post last November 5, with screenshots of the video continuing to be spread after the original post was taken down.

Then, several employees can be seen each taking a cup of yellow liquid and drinking it front of a Power Point presentation screen.


Screenshots of the managers threatening staff to eat cockroaches for poor performance also emerged.

Police added that the punishment was for employees who did not meet sales targets and that the managers involved were suspected of "openly insulting individuals" - a crime under Chinese law.

In a statement released by police, it was revealed that two of the firm's managers have been jailed for ten days, while another will serve five days in jail.

Others had to shave their heads or drink water from a toilet bowl and had their salaries withheld by a month, according to images and videos on Chinese social media cited by state media.

Netizens have questioned why the staff did not resign after being subjected to such maltreatment, but one employee shared via Pear Video that they were owed two months' pay by the firm. The person also alleged that the company had threatened to reduce their severance pay if they quit.

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