Modern Slavery: Inhumane working conditions in fishing and agriculture industries.

According to a report published by the EU, exploitation is most likely to happen in the agricultural and fisheries industries. This plain truth is now also proved by recent incidents in these industries:

On Monday, 21st August three Californian companies filed a class action lawsuit against the US-American retailer Costco and its Thai fish food suppliers.    ... →

Walmart: Slave labour in Shrimp Production

Shrimp was once a luxury food, but today it is available in all supermarkets at a cheap price, but at what cost for the workers and producers? The Guardian UK has undertaken an investigation in Thailand over a six month period and has reported on severe conditions for those working in the industry in Thailand. Their investigation has shown that men are being bought and sold like animals, most foreign workers are sold to a boat for about 300 Euro and are often held under threat of extreme violence for years.   ... →