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Fear, hunger and violence: Human rights in Ghana's industrial trawl fleet: In this report Ghanaian workers give their testimonies of shocking human rights abuses aboard Chinese-owned trawl vessels fishing in Ghana's waters.

Off the hook: How flags of convenience let illegal fishing go unpunished: This report details the damage that flags of convenience cause to fisheries and the fight against illegal fishing, along with recommendations for how to end this harmful practice.

Why ban commercial wildlife markets?: Banning commercial wildlife markets will not make another deadly pandemic impossible, but it is a first step on the road to making it much less likely.

Conducting interviews with migrant workers: This guide is designed to provide an overview of interview procedures for use by Thai port officials when conducting vessel inspections. It is designed to improve the chances that workers will feel comfortable enough to speak out about potential labour violations taking place onboard their vessel. Although this guide is written specifically for Thai labour inspections a lot of the screening tools included in this briefing are translatable to other worker engagements around the world.

How best to implement principles three and four of the Charter for Transparency: This report helps states to implement two key principles of EJF’s Charter for Transparency: publishing lists of fishing licences and authorisations and publishing punishments handed out for illegal fishing and fisheries crimes.

Transparency principle three: Factsheet for implementation: This technical brief focuses on how best to implement a central principle of EJF’s Charter for Transparency: publishing lists of fishing licences and authorisations.

Transparency principle four: Factsheet for implementation: This technical brief focuses on how best to implement a central principle of EJF’s Charter for Transparency: publishing punishments handed out for illegal fishing and fisheries crimes.

Illegal fishing and human rights abuses in the Taiwanese fishing fleet: Violent abuse of migrant workers and flagrant illegal fishing are systemic problems across Taiwan’s distant water fishing fleet, a survey of crew from 62 vessels has found.

Europe – a market for illegal seafood from West Africa: the case of Ghana’s industrial trawl sector: This report reveals the linkages between the European seafood market and illegal practices in Ghana’s industrial trawl sector.

Illegal saiko landings at Elmina port: In November 2019, the Government of Ghana committed to ending the highly destructive and illegal fishing practice known as “saiko”. Since this announcement, almost 400 saiko canoes have landed fish illegally at Elmina port. EJF is calling on the President to lead in taking action to ensure saiko is eradicated.

Illegal fishing and human rights abuses in the Korean fishing fleet: This briefing provides background on the Korean deep water fishing fleet and sets out structural issues with its management, concluding with detailed recommendations to the Korean government.

Call for urgent action to end saiko to save the livelihoods of over 2.7 million Ghanaians: An open letter from the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen’s Council and eight NGOs has called on Ghana’s President to intervene to end the damaging illegal fishing practice known as ‘saiko’.