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Whole Foods Suspends Buying Fish From Hawaii Auction Until Fair Boat Labor Is Proven

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Whole Foods Suspends Buying Fish From Hawaii Auction Until Fair Boat Labor Is Proven

Source: KHON 2/Gina Mangieri - September 19, 2016

Whole Foods has suspended buying fish from the Hawaii fish auction amid concerns over the labor practices of some fishing vessels.

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Undocumented Crews Catch Fish in Hawaii for Less Than a Dollar Per Hour

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Undocumented Crews Catch Fish in Hawaii for Less Than a Dollar Per Hour

Source: The Guardian/Nicole Puglise - September 12, 2016

Hundreds of undocumented men work in Hawaii on fishing boats, making as little as 70 cents an hour and unable to step on to US more…

AP Wins Pulitzer Prize for Investigation Into Slavery in Southeast Asia’s Fishing Industry

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AP Wins Pulitzer Prize for Investigation Into Slavery in Southeast Asia’s Fishing Industry

Source: Press Gazette/John Reynolds - April 25, 2016

Associated Press (AP) has won the Pulitzer Prize for public Ssrvice journalism for its international investigation into the fishing industry in Southeast Asia which was more…

U.S. to Ban Products Tied to Forced Labor, Closing 85 Year Legislative Loophole

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U.S. to Ban Products Tied to Forced Labor, Closing 85 Year Legislative Loophole

Source: New York Times/Ian Urbina - February 16, 2016

WASHINGTON —  President Obama will sign legislation this week that effectively bans American imports of fish caught by forced labor in Southeast Asia, part of a flurry more…

Thailand Claims to be Addressing Slavery and Forced Labor in Shrimp Industry

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Thailand Claims to be Addressing Slavery and Forced Labor in Shrimp Industry

Source: AP/Nattasuda Anusonadisai - December 22, 2015

BANGKOK — Thailand's government said Monday it is not ignoring the slavery and forced labor in its lucrative shrimp industry that was highlighted in an more…

Nestle Global Audit Reveals Slavery and Coercion Used in Catching Seafood

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Nestle Global Audit Reveals Slavery and Coercion Used in Catching Seafood

Source: AP/Martha Mendoza - November 24, 2015

Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food more…

Lawmakers Are Taking Steps to End Forced Labor in Fishing

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Lawmakers Are Taking Steps to End Forced Labor in Fishing

Source: The New York Times/Ian Urbina - September 16, 2015

WASHINGTON — Federal lawmakers, State Department officials, fishing and pet food companies, and class-action lawyers are stepping up efforts to combat forced labor at sea.
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Indonesia Nabs Cargo Ship Believed to Carry Slave-Caught Fish

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Indonesia Nabs Cargo Ship Believed to Carry Slave-Caught Fish

Source: AP/Margie Mason - August 17, 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia – A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish was seized by Indonesia’s navy and brought to shore Thursday, more…

Sea Slaves: Forced Labor on the High Seas

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Sea Slaves: Forced Labor on the High Seas

Source: New York Times/Ian Urbina - July 27, 2015

SONGKHLA, Thailand — Lang Long’s ordeal began in the back of a truck. After watching his younger siblings go hungry because their family’s rice patch more…

Fishing Industry Slave Freed After 22 Years

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Fishing Industry Slave Freed After 22 Years

Source: AP - July 6, 2015

Tual, Indonesia -- All he did was ask to go home.

The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to more…