Shrimp industry blasted for “modern-day slavery”

Shrimp industry blasted for "modern-day slavery" - Reuters, April 24, 2008
...In Thailand, workers in shrimp-processing factories earned about $4.60 a day for a six-day work week. Child labour and forced labour were often the norm, the Solidarity Centre said.
The Thai shrimp industry saw abuse by brokers and smugglers of migrant workers, mostly those fleeing repression and economic ruin in military-run Myanmar but also workers from Thailand's poorer neighbours Laos and Cambodia, it said...

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