BOATS USING CHILD LABOUR FOR ILLEGAL FISHING

A REPORT BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP ALSO FOUND A LACK OF CATCH DOCUMENTATION OR VERIFICATION SYSTEMS ON VIETNAMESE VESSELS TO DETERMINE THE ORIGIN OF SEAFOOD.

VIETNAM IS THE WORLD'S FOURTH LARGEST SEAFOOD EXPORTER, WITH ONE OF THE FASTEST-GROWING FISHING FLEETS.

Recently, the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime ranked Vietnam the fifth worst offender for overfishing and illegal and unregulated fishing, behind China, Taiwan, Cambodia and Russia.
Trent said a "vicious cycle of human rights abuses" fuelled by overfishing was occurring not just in Vietnam, but all over south-east Asia.
Future trips to Thailand were discussed openly among among crew, the report found.

Children as young as 11 are working aboard Vietnamese vessels fishing illegally for seafood that could end up on sale in supermarkets in the EU and US, according to an investigation by the Environmental Justice Foundation....

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