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Conservation Group Reports “Appalling” Human Rights Violations Aboard Chinese-Owned Fishing Trawlers in Ghana

The London-based conservation group Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) published a damning report on Monday that details “appalling” human rights violations aboard Chinese-owned fishing trawlers that operate in Ghanaian waters.

The report details extensive exploitation of local crew members by Chinese managers that range “from beatings to a lack of drinkable water or basic medicines and punishing working hours.”

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