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Thailand Seafood Industry Denies Links to Human Traffickingi
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Steve Herman
June 24, 2014 3:25 PM
Thailand reels in more than $7 billion annually as the world’s third largest exporter of seafood. But the industry has been tainted by links to human trafficking. Leaders of Thailand’s shrimp and tuna suppliers say they are being unfairly maligned, causing damage to their businesses which employ hundreds of thousands of people. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from Bangkok.

Thailand Seafood Industry Denies Links to Human Trafficking

Published June 24, 2014

Thailand reels in more than $7 billion annually as the world’s third largest exporter of seafood. But the industry has been tainted by links to human trafficking. Leaders of Thailand’s shrimp and tuna suppliers say they are being unfairly maligned, causing damage to their businesses which employ hundreds of thousands of people. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from Bangkok.


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