Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Farmer Convicted of Slavery in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan farmer, Tursynbek Akhzhunisov, was convicted of holding three persons in slavery for 18 years. His victims were forced to work without pay, were poorly fed, and were captured and beaten if they tried to escape.  Akhzhunisov and his son got suspended prison terms. The court awarded no damages to his victims.                                                                           


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