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11 February 2019

Somalia: Local fishing communities say deal between govt. & Chinese Overseas Fisheries Association will compromise their livelihood

Author: Laura Angela Bagnetto, Radia France International

"Somalia: Chinese deal angers fishing communities, sparks concerns over sovereignty and piracy"...

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7 February 2019
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Author: Mundo Acuicola

“Instituto Nacional de Derechos Humanos se reúne con SalmonChile y visita la industria” – 06 de febrero de 2019...

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6 February 2019

Cambodia: Human rights and labour rights groups urge Cambodian fishermen to be cautious about working in the Thai fishing industry

Author: Kimseng Men, VOA Khmer

"Activists Caution Cambodian Fishermen on Thai Trawlers", 5 February 2019...

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2 February 2019

Thailand ratifies Work in Fishing Convention; stakeholders seek effective implementation

Thailand is the first Asian country to ratify ILO Work in Fishing Convention No. 188. Among other things, the convention addresses major issues affecting workers on board fishing vessels, such as occupational safety and health, rest periods, written...

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2 February 2019

Thailand: Environmental Justice Foundation identifies areas of improvement and lauds ratification of Work in Fishing Convention

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation

"Thailand is first Asian country to ratifiy international standards for work in fishing," 31 January 2019...

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2 February 2019

Australia: WWF partners with tech cos. to track supply chains involved in environmental harm & human rights abuses

The World Wide Fund (WWF) in Australia is partnering with technology companies to track supply chains and help stop illegal, unsustainable fishing practices and curb human rights abuses such as slavery. Media reports are linked below.

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1 February 2019

Cambodia: Cambodian fishermen are to be protected with Thailand's ratification of ILO's Work in Fishing Convention

Author: Savi Khorn, The Phnom Penh Post

"Kingdom’s fishermen protected as Thais ratify ILO convention", 1 February 2019...

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30 January 2019

Thailand: 1st Asian country to ratify ILO Work in Fishing Convention

Author: International Labour Organization

"Thailand ratifies Work in Fishing Convention", 30 January 2019...

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25 January 2019

Uruguay: Residents oppose to new Chinese port, because of the impact in public land and marine biodiversity

Author: Diálogo Chino

“Chinese port sparks controversy in Uruguay” – January 18, 2019...

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22 January 2019
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Author: Léo Rodrigues, Agência Brasil (Brazil)

“Pescadores fecham ferrovia após aval para Samarco mudar indenização”,15 de janeiro de 2019...

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