CHILD SLAVES DYING IN THE COTTON FIELDS IN INDIA....
Life is cheap in the killing BT cotton fields of Gujarat
by Akhilesh Kumar Singh & Rao Jaswant Singh
Times of India, 27 August 2009
UPLA-BILIA VILLAGE (Dungarpur): It was on the night of August 17 that Punjilal Ahuri received the body of his 16-year-old daughter, Haju Ben. She had apparently died of snake bite while working in the BT cotton fields of Gujarat.
That was the first time Punjilal got to know where his missing daughter had been. She had gone shopping one day to Wardha market in Dungarpur, and never returned. Apparently, there she had met a middleman, Amramam, who took her -- along with others -- to work in Gujarat's BT cotton fields. READ MORE..
SEPTEMBER 6, 2009 -- 5 more children die working BT cotton fields...READ MORE
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