Report on Migrant Workers Access to Justice

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[15 Jan 2015 | ]

Rights and Labor Groups Concerned Work on Fishing Boats

(Washington, D.C.)  — More than a dozen labor and human rights organizations today sent a letter to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, asking him to end a pilot project to recruit prisoners from Thailand’s correctional facilities to fill a labor shortage in the fishing industry. Multiple reports have documented gross labor violations on Thai fishing boats, including forced labor, physical violence, illegally low wages and human trafficking.

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[6 Jan 2015 | ]

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