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Pakistan: slaves rescued

After inadvertently contracting themselves into slavery after taking a loan to pay for their daughter’s marriage, a family have been rescued from the brick kiln work that was a Christian slave compound by a team of people in the early autumn.

British Pakistani Christian Association

In a contract signed by a thumbprint, Razzak Masih’s loan of 50,000 rupees became a debt of 150,000 rupees. He was forced to leave his job and found himself working in the brutal brink kilns of Kasur. He declined offers to sell his daughters to reduce the loan size.