Beatings at gunpoint, slavery, dangerous working conditions and squalid living conditions. These are just a few of the findings from this investigative film by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) telling the harrowing stories of migrant fishermen working aboard Taiwanese-owned fishing vessels. The film shows that although some new rules have been introduced in Taipei, out at sea human rights abuses and illegal fishing practices continue.
Slavery, ‘pirate’ fishing and other serious crimes continue to plague Thailand’s seafood sector highlighting the shortcomings in private sector initiatives and government controls.
This award-winning film by EJF documents how at the forefront of global cotton production, Uzbekistan's human rights and environmental record lags far behind the rest of the world.
With millions of people forced to move each year by rapid-onset climate-related hazards and slow onset environmental degradation, social wellbeing, human rights, economies and even state stability are at risk.
Climate change, migration and displacement.
Guide a l'usage des professionnels pour lutter contre la peche illegale: Advisory Note for French industry, retailers and brands of the risks associated with illegal fishing.
The True Costs of Cotton: Cotton Production and Water Insecurity: The report highlights the massive mismanagement and abuse of fresh water resources in cotton production, with a special focus on Central Asia and Uzbekistan in particular.
White Gold: Uzbekistan, a Slave Nation for Our Cotton?: The report summarises information provided by independent journalists and human rights activists on the conditions under which the Uzbek cotton industry operates.
Slave Nation: This report reveals how the Government of Uzbekistan continues to lie to the international community while routinely compelling hundreds of thousands of children as labourers in the country’s annual cotton harvest.