Taiwanese fishing industry labour abuse continue, Greenpeace claims
A healthy and relatively young man, Supriyanto, died in agony just four months after starting work on the Fu Tsz Chiun. (Photo: Anonymous/Greenpeace)
New evidence shows that there are still abuse against human rights in Taiwan’s international fishing fleet. This situation stains major seafood trader Fong Chun Formosa Fishery Company (FCF) and according to Greenpeace it reveals the failure of the Taiwan government’s approach to address human trafficking and labour abuse.
"Conducted over the course of more than a year, our investigations show that Taiwan’s fishery supply chain is still tainted by human rights abuses, despite the law change in early 2017 to protect migrant fishers on Taiwanese vessels,” said Yi Chiao Lee, Global Inves...
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