Sunday, May 06, 2007

Take action on forced labour in Bolivia

Courtesy of Anti-Slavery.org:

Thousands of people from the indigenous Guaraní community are in forced labour on private ranches in southern Bolivia. The new Government is taking some steps to address this problem, but it remains important to keep up the pressure on this important issue.

Please click here http://www.antislavery.org/2007/actioncountry.html to write to the Bolivian Government and the European Commission to raise your concerns. Do send us copies of any replies you receive.

You can read background information on forced labour in Bolivia here http://www.antislavery.org/2007/countrybg.html.