Fishermen Slaves: Human Trafficking And The Seafood We Eat by Martha MendozaFishermen Slaves: Human Trafficking And The Seafood We Eat by Martha Mendoza

Fishermen Slaves: Human Trafficking And The Seafood We Eat

byMartha Mendoza, Margie Mason

Paperback | March 15, 2016

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and the Goldsmith Prize. Are we reaping the benefits of modern slavery? From the fish we eat to the gold we buy, slavery and human trafficking affect many facets of everyday life. In "Fishermen Slaves: Human Trafficking and the Seafood We Eat" The Associated Press explores human exploitation during the beginnings of the 21st century. AP coverage highlights the breadth of forced labor and trafficking in regions ranging from Southeast Asia to the United States. Rooted in religion, discrimination and poverty, AP journalists unveil a world of desperation and profit, often with little hope of escape. These are the stories of the oppressed around the world as told through AP reports and photographs.
Martha Mendoza started at The Associated Press in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where a seasoned staff of expert wire service journalists gave her a crash course in covering the news, from fast breaking stories to in depth investigative pieces. She's been a national and international writer in New York, Mexico City and the Silicon Valley an...
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Title:Fishermen Slaves: Human Trafficking And The Seafood We EatFormat:PaperbackDimensions:163 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2016Publisher:Mango MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1633533212

ISBN - 13:9781633533219

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service and the Goldsmith Prize. We also wondered if this was part of something bigger. Could we get a full picture of whatever was happening through the ordeals of these recently freed slaves? We soon found that other cases of slavery in the islands had appeared with regularity in recent years, each time followed by anger and handwringing, before being forgotten. Could we do enough reporting to show that this was still happening, despite the public outcry and the government's vows to eradicate it? The answers, slow in coming, allowed us to go way beyond previous headlines.

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1 - Asia: Indonesia and Thailand (Fish Slaves) Preface (Holbrook Mohr) Chapter 2 - North America: USA (J-1 Visa Student Exploitation) Preface (Foster Klug) Chapter 3 - Asia: South Korea (Salt Slaves) Introduction Chapter 4 - Human Trafficking Worldwide o Asia - Myanmar: (Child Exploitation) o Europe: (Sexual Exploitation) o Africa: (Child Exploitation)