HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN THAILAND’S FISHING INDUSTRY – ‘COVER UP – THE SEQUEL’

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Thailand’s effort to put an end to slave labour in the fishing industry is little more then a ‘theatrical exercise for international consumption’, states a report out today. While the Thai government scrambled to create a new ordinance for the fishing industry after severe criticism both of fishing methods and trafficked slave labour by the European Union, problems remain rampant. …

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A PROBLEM WITH THE TRUTH? THAILAND’S BROKEN PROMISES

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING: ‘SHOCKINGLY INADEQUATE VICTIM PROTECTION, WEAK ENFORCEMENT, ENDEMIC CORRUPTION!’ Despite claims by the Thai military government that it had taken sufficient steps to have the country removed from the United States ‘Tier 3’ list of worst offenders in the world for human trafficking – the country has done absolutely nothing to improve its reputation in the fishing industry, it …