One of last survivors of indenture system in Suriname dies in Rotterdam

Posted on February 9, 2011 • Filed under: Human Rights Latin America, Labor Issues, Suriname

One of the last survivors of the Indian indenture system in the Latin American country of Suriname is no more. Ninety-eight-year-old Goeroepersad Girbaran died in the Netherlands without being able to fulfil his lifelong dream – visiting the country of his forefathers. Goeroepersad was among the last Indian immigrants to arrive on a ship carrying indentured workers to Suriname. Read Article

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