Wednesday, December 18, 2013

In Uzbekistan, the Practice of Forced Labor Lives On During the Cotton Harvest -


SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan — For most of the year, Dr. Tamara Khidoyatova treats patients as a doctor at a hospital here in this picturesque, old Silk Road city. But for a few weeks every autumn, she is forced to pick cotton, for which she is paid little or nothing.

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