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Research: Many in Thai Fishing Industry Fail to See Conditions as Slavery

Thai fishing boat owners who trap workers on board ships and withhold wages often do not realize that is modern slavery, so authorities must ramp up their policing efforts, advocates say. Research shows many fishing operators are oblivious that the grim conditions on board their ships amount to forced labor, according to a recent report. Many operators know smuggling people across borders and forcing them to work at sea for long periods of time is wrong but see withholding documents or...

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