EJF: Korea’s new plan to protect migrant crew is a step forward

Korean fishing vessels

But systematic solutions are still needed, the NGO says

Korea has recently made serious progress to improve conditions for migrant crew on its distant-water fleet, starting to close deep inequalities and remove loopholes that allow crew to be abused at sea. But while these are commendable steps, they must be built on to achieve the full systemic progress needed, according to the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF).

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