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Slavery at sea: human trafficking in the fishing industry exposed as featured in the South China Morning Post

June 15, 2015

In the second of a two-part series on modern-day slavery, Sarah Lazarus looks at how labourers are duped into working in a cruel and sometimes deadly fishing industry.

Read the full article on the South China Morning Post site.

Human trafficking is rife in the fishing industry. The pathway from ocean to dinner plate is rarely linear. Instead, fishing companies, transportation firms, processing plants, exporters and distributors form a complex web that often shrouds an appalling truth – that the seafood we buy was caught by men working as slaves.

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Sarah Lazarus