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Couple remanded in big Vanuatu human trafficking, slavery case

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bangladesh, Bondage, Crime, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human trafficking, Illegal migrants, Justice, KB, KB, Labour, Mauritius, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Reports, Security, Slavery, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Couple remanded in big Vanuatu human trafficking, slavery case

By Richard M. Nanua and Royson Willie in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Magistrates Court has remanded a Bangladeshi couple over what is alleged to be the biggest human trafficking and slavery case in Vanuatu and the region. Sekdah Somon and Buxoo Nabilah Bibi – the owners of the “Mr Price” home and furniture store in Vanuatu […]

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Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Fiji, Fisheries, Fishermen, Forced labour, Human Rights, Images, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Dialogue charity, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Slavery, South Korea, Taiwan, Text, Tuna Fisheries  /  Comments Off on Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer

NZ lawyer Karen Harding … social media video plea to captain of Taiwanese fishing boat helped “free” Indonesian fisherman in Fiji. Image: Karen Harding’s FB page By Rahul Bhattarai An allegedly “enslaved” Indonesian fisherman on board Yu Shun 88, a Taiwanese flagged tuna longliner, has now been repatriated from Fiji to his homeland, says an […]

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Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats

By   /  January 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Cambodia, Evening Report, Fisheries, Fisheries monitoring, Human Rights, Human trafficking, Indonesia, Labour, Lao, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports, Slavery, Thailand  /  Comments Off on Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Former slaves head for home: Thousands of fishermen rescued from brutal conditions on foreign fishing boats make the journey back home, many after years at sea. As reported by Associated Press in September 2015. Video: AP on YouTube By Jewel Topsfield of The Sydney Morning Herald in Jakarta […]

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