Human rights

14 Mar
2016

Source: Daily Mail Author: Associated Press PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities on Monday bombed the last major ship internationally wanted for years of illegally taking toothfish from southern waters, reiterating a strong message to would-be poachers who enter the country’s waters.

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23 Feb
2016

Source & Author: Undercurrent News Human Rights at Sea has joined fellow international labor, environmental and human rights organizations in support of a letter sent to Karmenu Vella, the EU Commissioner for fisheries, maritime affairs and environment at the European Commission.

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30 Nov
2015

Source & Author: EJF An EJF investigation has uncovered a sophisticated system of slavery and severe human rights abuses aboard “pirate” fishing vessels operating from the Thai fishing port of Kantang. The new report, Thailand’s Seafood Slaves, lays out detailed evidence of the abuses and names those responsible. 

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23 Nov
2015

Source: New York Times Author: Ian Urbina The seafood industry in Thailand suffers from widespread labor and human rights abuses, exposing virtually all American and European companies that buy seafood from there to the “endemic risk” of having these problems as part of their supply chain, according to a report released on Monday by the […]

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