The Taiwanese government is being urged to take action against abuses © 123RF
The Taiwanese government is being urged to take action against abuses © 123RF

Asian fish 'tainted by human rights abuses'

13 June 2018

Physical violence and sleep deprivation are among the dangers faced by seamen in Taiwan’s fishing fleet, meaning fish ending up on Asian plates is often tainted by human rights abuses, according to Greenpeace.

In a report Greenpeace East Asia claimed to have found five members of a convicted human trafficking ring, Giant Ocean, living openly in Taiwan.

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