Jean-Robert Cadet, a former child slave and campaigner for the end of the 'restavec' system in Haiti, will be visiting us for the day
Jean-Robert has served as a member of the UN Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery. He has collaborated on several documentaries and has testified before the United Nations and the US Congress regarding his experience as a survivor of slavery. He has been featured on Oprah, 60 Minutes, and CNN. You can read more about Jean-Robert's work at www.jeanrcadet.org/ and listen to an interview with him as part of Radio 4's 'Take a Stand' at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wdgcv. This is Jean-Robert's first ever visit to the UK.
Malcolm Boorer, a film maker based in Llanelli, kindly produced a short film of the event which may be of interest. The video is now available on Youtube www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaxxuL65u0I and will shortly be available on CMPR's media channel at Human Rights TV www.humanrightstv.com/cmpr
- Wednesday 21 March 2012 00.00 GMT
- Wednesday 21 March 2012 11.41 GMT
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