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Indian trade union accuses government of targeting Wistron employees involved in violent protests

A prominent Indian trade union has spoken out against the Indian government for its lack of action against iPhone assembly partner Wistron after a violent riot broke out following a protest.

IndianOn December 12, nearly all 2,000 employees at Wistron’s Narasapura production plant took part in a violent riot against the company. Acts included damaging furniture and assembly units, smashing glass windows of executive offices, and setting fire to vehicles at the location.According to Reuters, hundreds of the workers have been arrested or detained by police. India’s Karnataka government went on record to condemn the violence, vowing to take the “strictest action” against the wrongdoers.

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