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Swedish furniture giant Ikea is investigating claims that its factories East German political prisoners for labour during the 1970s and 1980s. The claims, which will be aired on Swedish public television’s (SVT) Uppdrag Granskning programme on Wednesday, first emerged in a German television documentary aired on WDR in July 2011. The world’s largest furniture retailer said it had previously investigated the claims when they were aired on WDR and found no evidence to support them, according to an Ikea statement [lees verder]