For more than two years, Lee Jin-hui, 20, was never allowed to leave a three-room apartment in northeast China. Seven days a week, she had to sit at a computer from noon to 5am, performing sex acts before a webcam for male clients, mostly from South Korea.

In the apartment, Lee and other North Korean women each had to earn about US$820 ($1,200) a week for the Chinese pimp who bought them from human traffickers. When they failed, they were slapped, kicked and denied food.

"We had to work even when we were sick," Lee said. "I wanted to get

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