Human rights

7 Jun
2019

Source: The Maritime Executive A new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) details cases of slavery, debt bondage, insufficient food and water, filthy living conditions, physical and sexual assault and murder aboard fishing vessels from 13 countries operating across three oceans.  The report Blood and Water details numerous cases of abuse, on vessels flying the flags […]

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13 Sep
2018

Source: EJF The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has documented gross human rights violations and serious illegal fishing offences aboard the Taiwanese Fuh Sheng 11 – the first vessel in the world to be detained for violating new international standards of decent work in the fishing industry. Taiwan had the opportunity to take action against the […]

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23 Aug
2017

Source: Bangkok Post Author: Nonarit Bisonyabut The current Thai government’s new policy to create more systematic and efficient management of migrant workers can kill three birds with one stone.

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1 Aug
2017

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation Author: EJF Staff Taiwan is one of Asia’s most advanced economies. It has one of the world’s most significant fishing fleets, with the world’s largest fleet of longline tuna vessels – supplying some of the world’s largest seafood companies – and a fishing industry worth some $3 billion annually. But behind this […]

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