Forced labor, Myanmar (45 images)

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Forced labour is widely spread in Myanmar. Hundreds of thousands Burmese are forced to work for the construction of roads, bridges and other facilities in the country. The majority of these workers belong to ethnical minorities such as the Karens, the Mons, the Shans. Whole families are called up to achieve what the junta calls "Duty for the country", forced labour that is. A striking example is the recent building of the only motorway of the country, the one linking Rangoon to the...
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