Modern slavery

Modern slavery’s invisible whip

On 9 November, Cambodia celebrated its Independence Day. But while most Cambodians were celebrating their freedom from the control of the French Protectorate of Cambodia, thousands of other unfortunate Cambodians are still working in brick kilns throughout the country. “Freedom” for these people is just an empty promise.A recent Blood Bricks research project has led to a photo exhibition exposing debt-bonded labour in the brick making industry.

12 November 2018