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Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Bukit Merah survivor: Our tears have run dry

It has been nearly 30 years to the day that Lai Kwan first set foot on the grounds of the Asian Rare Earth (ARE) factory in Bukit Merah, Perak.

She had just found out that she was pregnant with her sixth and youngest child, but poverty left her little choice as she had to take up a job as a labourer with a local contractor, hired to build an additional structure at the facility.

Full story: http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/163166


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