Submission to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Summary of Forced Labour in Burma

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Submission to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Summary of Forced Labour in Burma

Published date:
Thursday, August 7, 1997

Following is the text of the written submission by the Karen Human Rights Group to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Commission of Inquiry which has been appointed to review Burma’s observance of ILO Convention 29, the "Forced Labour Convention", which was ratified by the Burmese Government in 1955. The text provides a summary of many of the forced labour practices of the current SLORC regime, and is reproduced here for general information.