Michela Orlandi

Michela Orlandi
Michela Orlandi is an Italian freelance photographer and multimedia journalist, currently based in Dublin, Ireland. As a sinologist, she has travelled extensively in the south east Asia and lived in China for some years. In 2012 she graduated MA International Multimedia Journalism in Beijing. To view her work, please visit her website at www.michelaorlandi.com.

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“Many things that shouldn’t have happened, happened because of money," Mr. Wang Youliang tells the camera in front him. “The situation in (Wenzhou) is a secret everybody knows but you can’t talk about it in public.” He is a young entrepreneur and shoe manufacturer working in Wenzhou, China. Among his friends, five factory owners escaped and one killed himself.