- By Mohammad SaghaMohammad Sagha is an editoral researcher at Foreign Policy.
As if the pressure was not mounting enough on India’s mismanagement of the upcoming Commonwealth Games — highlighted recently by a FP photo essay — CNN uncovers fresh evidence that child labor is being extensively used to "beautify" and build for the games.
Knowledge and reports of the practice have been documented from early on this year, but the Indian government is apparently not completely aware of what is going on at its own construction sites. According to the CNN article,
"The [government] minister… went on to say that ‘she had wished’ somebody would have come and told her of the allegations."