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Seafood Working Group Urges U.S. to Downgrade Thailand's Ranking in 2021 Trafficking Report Due to a Deterioration of Worker Rights Stemming From COVID-19 Policies

Apr 01, 2021 - Targeted News Service

(TNSRep) -- The International Labor Rights Forum issued the following news release:

Thailand should be downgraded to the Tier 2 Watch List ranking in the U.S. Department of State's 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report, recommends the Seafood Working Group (SWG) - a global labor rights advocacy coalition. This is necessary due to the continuation of violations of internationally recognized labor rights that make migrants particularly vulnerable to human trafficking as well as a deterioration ...