On August 13, 2015, a massive refrigerated cargo ship was captured by the Indonesian Navy and upon its capture revealed that despite the issuance of a yellow card from the European Union, Thailand was still engaged in the use of slave labor in its fishing industry. In April of this year the European Union gave Thailand six months to register all fishing boats and equipment, as well as adding a vehicle monitoring system to all their fishing boats.

Indonesian success hits Thai slave labour

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