Supervising Labour Standards and Human Rights: The Case of Forced Labour in Myanmar (Burma)
Bolle, Patrick, International Labour Review
Supervising labour standards and human rights: The case of forced labour in Myanmar (Burma)*
This report reveals a saga of untold misery and suffering, oppression and exploitation of large sections of the population inhabiting Myanmar by the Government, military and other public officers. It is a story of gross denial of human rights to which the people of Myanmar have been subjected particularly since 1988 and from which they find no escape except fleeing from the country. The Government, the military and the administration seem oblivious to the human rights of the people and are trampling upon them with impunity. Their actions gravely offend human dignity and have [a] debasing …
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Publication information: Article title: Supervising Labour Standards and Human Rights: The Case of Forced Labour in Myanmar (Burma). Contributors: Bolle, Patrick - Author. Journal title: International Labour Review. Volume: 137. Issue: 3 Publication date: January 1, 1998. Page number: 391+. © 2008 Blackwell Publishers Ltd. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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