Thailand: Film on abuse of Burmese migrant workers in fishing industry

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9 October 2008

Film Reveals Murder of Burmese Fishermen [Thailand]

Author: Irrawaddy [Thailand]

A film capturing eyewitness accounts of the appalling maltreatment of Burmese fishermen in Thailand was released on Thursday at the Fishers’ Conference of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)...[T]he ITF urged the Thai authorities to “tackle the systemic exploitation and abuse,” as well as calling for action...by all buyers and companies involved in the buying, processing and exporting of the fish stocks to ensure that decent conditions are upheld throughout their supply chains...

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8 October 2008

[video] Abandoned, but not forgotten

Author: David Browne, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)

A film about the plight of Burma's migrant fishers.

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