Archaic Slavery Continues On Thai Fishing Boats

by admin on June 24, 2013

It has been reported today that slavery is still continuing on Thai fishing boats. The Global Post  reveals that men are enticed over from Myanmar and Cambodia under false pretenses and often end up tortured or washed ashore dead.

The US will reportedly continue to exert pressure on Thailand to do more to prevent the abuses from occurring, and has confirmed if more is not done over the next year, it will issue sanctions against Thailand.

Although such practices are outlawed by Thailand Employment Law, such cruelty continues because it takes place in international waters.

Read the full article here

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