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Trafficking Reforms in Thai Fishing Industries

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Thailand’s fishing industry is undergoing promising changes after years of international condemnation of “slavery, trafficking and violence on fishing boats and at onshore processing facilities” (Reuters 1). Following a threat from the European Union to ban Thai fishing exports, and scrutiny from the U.S. State Department, Thailand has toughened its related laws, penalties, and oversight […]

Thailand Boys Rescued From Flooded Cave

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Twelve boys on a youth soccer team and their coach were successfully rescued after being stuck in a flooded cave in Thailand for 17 days (AP). Thai Navy Seals guided the boys through the narrow Tham Luang cave complex in pairs with ropes and oxygen tanks (Straits Times). The divers saved eight of the boys […]