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24 Ago 2020

US: Customs Border Patrol issues new detention order on seafood harvested with forced labour

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) directed the issuance of a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against the seafood harvested by the Da Wang, a Vanuatu-flagged, Taiwan-owned distant water fishing vessel. The WRO was issued "based on information that reasonably indicates the use of forced labor, including physical violence, debt bondage, withholding of wages, and abusive living and working conditions".