CCCIF dismisses news reports of ”slave labor” at shrimp factory

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BANGKOK, 19 December 2015 (NNT) – The Command Center to Combat Illegal Fishing (CCCIF) has expressed appraisals for news agencies to have reported of the center’s constant missions against labor abuses. That has evidently helped reduce unlawful practices which might adversely affect Thai and foreign workers.

However, the center’s appraisals for the Thai media apparently followed November 9, 2015’s event in which some journalists of a foreign news agency had exaggerated news reports about its raid on a factory in Samut Sakorn province, alleging that Thailand had exploited a large number of “slave laborers” to peel shrimp skins and that the Thai authorities were not aware of such abuse or took no legal action against it.

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