SURVIVING IN SHADOW: Widespread Militarization and the Systematic Use of Forced Labour in the Campaign for Control of Thaton District9th April 2014Thematic Reports
The first photo shows villagers, young and old, doing forced labour for the SPDC on the Kyaik Khaw – Ka Dtaing Dtee car road in April 2004. These villagers from Bilin township, along with many others like them were ordered to gather 300 piles of stone, or kyin , for the road; each one measuring 100 cubic feet. The villagers were still collecting stone two months later when this photo was taken. The time that the villagers spend performing forced labour for the SPDC is time lost that would otherwise be spent trying to provide for their families. The second photo shows villagers from P-- village performing forced labour for the SPDC on the old colonial road between Kyaik Khaw and Lay Kay in Bilin township, Thaton District in January 2003.[Photos: KHRG]
- 2 total of photos.
- Last update: 09 April 2014
- Thaton (Doo Tha Htoo) District
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