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Promises Unmet as Thailand Tries to Reform Shrimp Industry

Facing international pressure over human trafficking in the seafood trade, Thailand promised almost a year ago to compensate victims of slavery and industry leaders vowed to bring all fish processing in-house. That hasn't always happened. Instead, some formerly enslaved shrimp peelers have been deported. Shrimp peeling sheds are being inspected and authorized to keep operating. The Associated Press found that while some Thai companies that export shrimp to the U.S. have given...

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