Children working for up to 12 hours a day, denied meals for disobeying at religious community in Bauska Region

  • 2020-08-20
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - Following an inspection at Kalna Svetibu Kopiena (Mountain Blessing Community) religious group at Brukna Manor in Bauska Region, the State Children Rights Protection Inspectorate, together with a representative from the Ombudsman's Office, found that children were doing farm work for over twelve hours a day, they were denied medical assistance and meals if they were disobeying, the inspectorate's representative Taivo Traums told LETA. The initial inspection was carried out after the Children Rights Protection Inspectorate received information about possible...
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