Jail terms handed to Myanmar family whose abuse of teenage servants shone spotlight on scourge of child labour

The owners of a Myanmar tailor shop were sentenced to more than a decade in prison on Friday for the horrific abuse of two young domestic workers, a case that gripped the nation and fixed a spotlight on its dismal record on child labour.
The court heard how San Kay Khine and Thazin, now 18 and 17 respectively, were regularly beaten, cut with knives and deprived of sleep and food by their employers in the Yangon tailor shop.
Judges sentenced the store’s owner Tin Thu Zar, 58, and her…