You can see on his face how proud he was to fight against the life he had endured for so many years. During the start of the 21st century, Iqbal became the symbol of fighting against slavery and the constant fight for human rights within third-world countries, something that even to this day many people on this earth don’t have.
Andrei Tapalaga ✒️
Thank you for such a well-researched article - I guess those rich factory owners creating debt slavery and using child labour would regard this article as very political. Often it's those who are suffering who call the matter a human rights issue, while those who benefit , will label anyone who raise concerns, as being 'political'.
I'm going to share your article with my nephews and we will aim to donate to Kailash Satyarthi's organisation.
Learning about an injustice should lead to action of some sort!
It's just terrible that no politician sent bodyguards for this child, and so powerful criminals could murder him easily.