Tuesday, 25 November 2014

102 YR OLD INDIAN WOMAN TALKS OF HER EXPERIENCE AS INDENTURED LABOURER IN SURINAME





Mrs. Ramlali Awadhbihari, from Basti, kidnapped into indenture, tells her story in an extraordinary interview from the 1980s. She's described as the longest-living indentured laborer from Suriname. She was 102 when interviewed. In the second part, she's in a nursing home in the Netherlands. Her family tells her the shawl she's wearing has the name of God written on it. "It comes from India," they tell her. "Cover me with it in the name of my country," she replies

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