Bonded Labor in India – Punishment By Axe

Millions of workers in India are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery – one man whose hand was cut off when he tried to escape tells his story.

Source: Punished by axe: Bonded labour in India’s brick kilns – BBC News

Activists and academics estimate that some 10 million bonded labourers are working in India’s key industries, indirectly contributing to the profits of global Indian brands and multinationals that operate in the country and have helped to transform India into an economic powerhouse.

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