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Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns

Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

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India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourer

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Suzanne L (99)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 10:03 pm
From what I've read and the pictures I've seen the brick making business is not only cruel to the people but the donkeys are used savagely with backs worn right down to the bone in a huge open wounds to endlessly cart the bricks around. Children beat them with sticks if they falter.
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