Satellite Surveillance Could Put a Stop to Modern Slavery in the Fishing Industry

Before March 2015, when the Associated Press exposed appalling human rights abuses aboard Thai fishing boats, few Americans gave much thought to the evils that might lurk behind their fried calamari and tilapia fillets. The AP article, “Slaves May Have Caught the Fish You Bought,” detailed how Burmese migrants were lured with the promise of decent [...]

ICE Detainee Given Solitary Confinement After Refusing Voluntary Labor

Officials at a privately run Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in rural Georgia locked an immigrant detainee in solitary confinement last November as punishment for encouraging fellow detainees to stop working in a labor program that ICE says is strictly voluntary. Shoaib Ahmed, a 24-year-old who immigrated to America to escape political persecution in [...]

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