My Name is Iqbal Masih
by Bettina Gracias
The extraordinary and tragic story of a young Pakistani boy forced into bonded labour in a carpet factory at the age of four and who became a figurehead for the Bonded Liberation Movement aged eleven.
Iqbal - Sagar Radia
Khan - Bhasker Patel
Carpet Master - Kaleem Janjua
Inayat - Manjeet Mann
Mustaf - Inam Mirza
Hasim - Gagan Sharma
Journalist - Janice Acquah
American - Chris Pavlo
Policeman/Worker/Pakistani Man - Saikat Ahamed
Director: David Hunter
Despite the valiant efforts of many there are still thousands of child labourers in factories across Asia, often working long hours in terrible conditions to provide cheap clothing and other goods for our high street stores.
This play, the moving story of Iqbal Masih, brings to the foreground one of the less savoury elements of an increasingly global economy and contributes to the continuing debate about our wider responsibilities as consumers.
It also celebrates the tragically short life of a remarkable individual.
My Name is Iqbal Masih won the 2009 Clarion Radio Drama Award.
The story of a young Pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour.
The moving true story of Iqbal Masih, a young Pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labour in a carpet factory at the age of four, an international figurehead for the Bonded Liberation Front at the age of 11 and brutally murdered in 1995 at the age of 12.
Iqbal Masih....Sagar Radiaamerican....Chris Pavlocarpet master....kaleem janjuahasim....gagan sharmajournalist....Janice Acquahkhan....Bhasker Patelmustaf....Inam Mirzapakistani man....Saikat Ahamed
the story of a young pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labourpoliceman....Saikat Ahamed
directed by David Hunter.
the story of a young pakistani boy who was forced into bonded labourworker....Saikat Ahamed