He seemed hopeless and anxious two years ago, when FTS South Asia Director Supriya Awasthi first met him.
Supriya was visiting the Indian village of Bahari, where residents had broken free from slavery at a brick kiln. The villagers helped Munnu escape too.
But he was distraught and depressed because his family was still enslaved. The slaveholder had taken his 10-year-old son to his house, and Munnu had lost contact.
Bahari residents had organized a community vigilance committee to ensure that villagers remained read more >