Violence and murder in Thai fisheries

One of the trafficking victims shows the physical damage done to his hands while working aboard a Thai fishing boat © EJF

A new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has documented harrowing evidence of human trafficking and exploitation in Thailand’s fishing industry, where boat workers are subjected to excessive working hours, little or no pay, threats of violence, physical abuse, and even murder, reports Carly Wills.

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