Posts Tagged ‘child slavery in India’

Reformed killer gets invite from Pope

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Eighteen years after Samundar Singh brutally stabbed a Catholic nun in Madhya Pradesh and flung her on the roadside to bleed to death, the former convict and reformed killer, has been invited to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican. The nun, Sister Rani Maria, was stabbed 54 times inside a packed Indore-bound bus passing through Read more

Daughters for sale: India’s child slavery scourge

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

On the day that Durga Mala was rescued, she lay crying on the stone floor, where she was attempting to cool her back. She was 11 years old and her skin was covered with blisters, from her shoulder blades to her buttocks. A few days earlier, her owners had poured hot oil over her because Read more