AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves

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  • AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves
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    AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves
    04/18/2016
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    Associated Press journalists, from left, Esther Htusan, Mary Rajkumar, Martha Mendoza and Robin McDowell are congratulated by Gary Pruitt, right, President and CEO of the AP, as it is announced that the news service has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, Monday, April 18, 2016 in New York. The journalists documented the use of slave labor in Southeast Asia to supply seafood to American tables, an investigation that spurred the release of more than 2,000 captive workers. (AP Photo/Mark...

  • AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves
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    AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves
    04/18/2016
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    Associated Press journalists, from left, Esther Htusan, Mary Rajkumar, Martha Mendoza and Robin McDowell are congratulated by AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt, and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll as it is announces that the news service has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, Monday, April 18, 2016 in New York. The journalists documented the use of slave labor in Southeast Asia to supply seafood to American tables, an investigation that spurred the release of more than 2,000 captive...

  • AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves
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    AP won the Pulitzer Prize for public service : Seafood From Slaves
    04/08/2016
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    In this April 8, 2016 photo, the Associated Press team that investigated seafood caught by slaves poses, from left, Martha Mendoza, Robin McDowell, Esther Htusan and Margie Mason, at the George Polk Award luncheon in New York. The team won the Pulitzer Prize for public service announced Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)/NY201/440655155942/APRIL 8, 2016 PHOTO/1604182114

  • Seafood From Slaves-Loophole Closed
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    Seafood From Slaves-Loophole Closed
    02/24/2016
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    FILE - President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks as he and first lady Michelle Obama host the “In Performance at the White House” series in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Obama signed a bill Wednesday that includes a provision banning U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh, closing a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law that has failed to keep...

  • Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
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    Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    05/13/2014
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    In this May 13, 2014, file photo, a technician runs tests on WorldView-3, a high-resolution imaging satellite operated by DigitalGlobe in Westminster, Colo. The commercially owned company, supporting The Associated Press in its investigation into slavery in Southeast Asia’s fishing industry, trained its satellite lenses on boats that are using forced laborers. The slave-caught seafood is clouding the supply chains of some of America's biggest supermarket giants and retailers. (AP...

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    11/22/2014
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    In this Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 photo, workers in Benjina, Indonesia, load fish onto a cargo ship bound for Thailand. Seafood caught by slaves mixes in with other fish at a number of sites in Thailand, including processing plants. U.S. Customs records show that several of those Thai factories ship to the United States. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/NY708/274399218658/NOV. 22, 2014 PHOTO/1503250154

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    11/22/2014
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    In this Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 photo, a security guard talks to detainees inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few bites of rice and curry a day in a space barely big enough to lie down, stuck until the next trawler forces them back to sea. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/NY704/179774067708/NOV. 22, 2014 PHOTO/1503250157

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    11/22/2014
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    In this Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit behind bars inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few bites of rice and curry a day in a space barely big enough to lie down, stuck until the next trawler forces them back to sea. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/NY703/402448421212/NOV. 22, 2014 PHOTO/1503250158

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    11/22/2014
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    In this Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few bites of rice and curry a day in a space barely big enough to lie down, stuck until the next trawler forces them back to sea. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/NY706/800783404710/NOV. 22, 2014 PHOTO/1503250158

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    11/22/2014
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    In this Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Kyaw Naing, a slave from Myanmar, talks to a security guard through the bars of a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. Kyaw Naing, who was at one point kept in a cage on the remote island of Benjina, is among eight migrant fishermen rescued for their safety in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. Hundreds of others evacuated by the Indonesian government after the story are...

  • Thailand-Fishing-Pirates and Slaves
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    12/12/2014
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    In this Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 photo, Min Min, from Myanmar, rests on a make-shift bed. Min Min was rescued from a tiny island two months ago, on the verge of starvation, and brought back to Thailand, the world's third-largest seafood exporter. Concerns about labor abuses, especially at sea, prompted the U.S. State Department last year to downgrade Thailand to the lowest level in its annual human trafficking report, putting the country on par with North Korea, Iran and Syria.(AP Photo/Wong...

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    12/10/2014
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    In this Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 photo, a refrigerated truck enters the Thajeen Port where cargo ships carrying seafood are docked in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. It is in this Thai port that slave-caught seafood starts to lose its history. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)/NY712/681571439060/WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10, 2014 PHOTO/1503250151

  • APTOPIX Seafood From Slaves
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    APTOPIX Seafood From Slaves
    03/12/2015
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    In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 image from video, Kyaw Naing, a slave from Myanmar, looks through the bars of a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. After working for three years on a Thai trawler, sometimes enduring beatings with the bones of sting ray, he begged his captain to let him return home. "All I did was tell my captain I couldn't take it anymore, that I wanted to go home," Naing says. "The next time we docked, I was locked up." (AP...

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    03/20/2015
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    In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 image from video, Tun Lin Maung sits with a group of slave fishermen from Myanmar behind a fishing company building in Benjina, Indonesia. Maung says it has been two years since he escaped from his Thai fishing trawler, where he and other slaves worked day and night, wrangling giant nets filled with red snapper, grouper and squid onto the deck and then sorting them by species. The 20-year-old has since been working at the dock in Benjina, getting paid in rice...

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    03/20/2015
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    In this Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 image from video, slaves from Myanmar lean over the deck of their fishing trawler at the port in Benjina, Indonesia. "I want to go home. We all do," one man called out in Burmese, a cry repeated by others. "Our parents haven't heard from us for a long time. I'm sure they think we are dead." (AP Photo/APTN)/NY702/56301421246/WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26, 2014 IMAGE/1503250158

  • Thailand Seafood From Slaves
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    Thailand Seafood From Slaves
    03/27/2015
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    Pharak Yophasee, left, cries with her unidentified daughter and her son Wutthichai Yophasee, 30, after his return from Ambon island, Indonesia, at Don Muang international airport in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, March 27, 2015. Wutthichai is among 21 men the Thai authorities have helped bring back to their home country after some of them were lured by human traffickers to work on fishing boats in the Indonesian waters.Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/01/2015
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    In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015, photo a Thai official inspects a cell at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia. Officials from three countries are traveling to remote islands in eastern Indonesia to investigate how thousands of foreign fishermen wound up there as slaves and were forced to catch seafood that could eventually end up being exported to the United States and elsewhere. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA110/955622567127/Wednesday,...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
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    Burmese fishermen raise their hands as they are asked who among them wants to go home at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
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    Burmese fishermen raise their hands as they are asked who among them want to go home at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
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    Burmese fishermen carry their belongings as they wait for their departure to leave the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen wait for their departure to leave the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen run to collect their belongings after being informed that they can leave, at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen wait for their departure to leave the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen wait for their departure to leave the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen wait for their departure to leave the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen wait for their departure to leave the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
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    Burmese fishermen arrive at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources to report themselves for departure to leave the fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen sit on a fishing boat during a rescue operation at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen prepare to board a boat during a rescue operation at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen prepare to board a boat during a rescue operation at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
    Dita Alangkara/AP/SIPA
    Burmese fishermen prepare to board a boat during a rescue operation at the compound of Pusaka Benjina Resources fishing company in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Hundreds of foreign fishermen on Friday rushed at the chance to be rescued from the isolated island where an Associated Press report revealed slavery runs rampant in the industry. Indonesian officials investigating abuses offered to take them out of concern for the men's safety. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • APTOPIX Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    APTOPIX Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/03/2015
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    Indonesian officials question foreign fishermen during an inspection in Benjina, Aru Islands, Indonesia, Friday, April 3, 2015. Officials from three countries are traveling to remote islands in eastern Indonesia to investigate how thousands of foreign fishermen were abused and forced into catching seafood that could end up in the United States, Europe and elsewhere. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA103/451555781585/1504030607

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    Recently rescued Cambodian fishermen clap their hands while singing after their arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. They were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA105/795082390365/1504041431

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    Recently rescued Burmese fishermen sit on the floor while waiting for registration upon their arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Burmese men were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA104/17748677527/1504041434

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    Recently rescued Burmese fishermen walk on the pier after disembarking their ship upon arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Burmese men were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA102/915090239072/1504041434

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    A recently rescued Burmese fisherman sit on the ground as they queue up for registration after their arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Burmese men were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA112/190076978962/1504041446

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    A recently rescued Burmese fisherman has his head shot taken by an Indonesian official upon arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The fisherman was among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA109/188167523170/1504041449

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    A recently rescued Burmese fisherman prepares to have his head shot taken by an Indonesian official upon arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The fisherman was among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA107/950343382864/1504041449

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    Recently rescued Burmese fishermen smiles on their boat upon arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Burmese men were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA110/741502583159/1504041452

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    Recently rescued Burmese fishermen walk in line upon their arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Burmese men were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA111/101295267583/1504041458

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    Recently rescued Burmese fishermen walk on the pier upon arrival at a port in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Burmese men were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA117/571038497537/1504041458

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
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    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves
    04/04/2015
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    An Indonesian official leads recently rescued foreign fishermen upon their arrival in Tual, Indonesia, Saturday, April 4, 2015. The foreign fishermen were among hundreds of migrant workers revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been lured or tricked into leaving their countries and were brought to Indonesia to be forced to catch seafood. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)/DA116/878644581681/1504041458

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/06/2015
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    In this Monday, April 6, 2015 photo, former fishing slave Kyaw Naing pauses during an interview with the Associated Press in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kyaw Naing, who was at one point kept in a cage on the remote island of Benjina, is among eight migrant fishermen rescued for their safety in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. Hundreds of others evacuated by the Indonesian government after the story are waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Dita...

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/20/2015
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    In this Monday, April 20, 2015 photo, former fishing slaves gather at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia. Hundreds of former slaves rescued by Indonesian government from the remote island of Benjina following Associated Press investigation into slavery in seafood industry are now waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/DA106/313887373323/APRIL 20, 2015 PHOTO/1505130729

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/20/2015
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    In this Monday, April 20, 2015 photo, former fishing slaves help each other to have haircut at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia. Hundreds of former slaves rescued by Indonesian government from the remote island of Benjina following Associated Press investigation into slavery in seafood industry are now waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/DA105/683282901452/APRIL 20, 2015 PHOTO/1505130729

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/20/2015
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    In this Monday, April 20, 2015 photo, former fishing slaves use a rattan ball to play traditional Burmese game of “chinlone” at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia. Hundreds of former slaves rescued by Indonesian government from the remote island of Benjina following Associated Press investigation into slavery in seafood industry are now waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/DA104/646401630113/APRIL 20, 2015 PHOTO/1505130729

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/20/2015
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    In this Monday, April 20, 2015 photo, a former fishing slave helps a friend to have haircut at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia. Hundreds of former slaves rescued by Indonesian government from the remote island of Benjina following Associated Press investigation into slavery in seafood industry are now waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/DA103/569661905331/APRIL 20, 2015 PHOTO/1505130731

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
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    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    04/20/2015
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    In this April 20, 2015, photo, Myint Naing, 40, second left, watches as other rescued Burmese fishermen make a hammock at an Indonesian government port in Tual, Indonesia, where more than 300 men were given temporary shelter after being freed from another island following an Associated Press investigation. They had been forced to fish for months or even years with little pay and under harsh conditions. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/BKCD125/478832250352/APRIL 20, 2015 PHOTO/1507010636

  • Seafood From Slaves Rescues Begin
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    Seafood From Slaves Rescues Begin
    04/20/2015
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    FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, former fishing slaves who were rescued from Indonesia’s remote island village of Benjina gather at a temporary government-run shelter on the island of Tual, Indonesia. Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of other boats are still being sought in response to an Associated Press report that included satellite photos and locations of slave vessels at sea. (AP...

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/21/2015
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    In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 photo, former fishing slaves gather at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia. Hundreds of former slaves rescued by Indonesian government from the remote island of Benjina following Associated Press investigation into slavery in seafood industry are now waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/DA102/717089068150/APRIL 21, 2015 PHOTO/1505130732

  • Seafood From Slaves
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    Seafood From Slaves
    04/21/2015
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    In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 photo, former fishing slaves are silhouetted during sunset at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia. Hundreds of former slaves rescued by Indonesian government from the remote island of Benjina following Associated Press investigation into slavery in seafood industry are now waiting to be repatriated. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/DA101/80370232162/APRIL 21, 2015 PHOTO/1505130732

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
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    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    04/21/2015
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    In this April 20, 2015, photo, Myint Naing, 40, center, stands with other rescued Burmese fishermen at an Indonesian government port in Tual, Indonesia, where more than 300 men were given temporary shelter after being freed from another island following an Associated Press investigation. They had been forced to fish for months or even years with little pay and under harsh conditions. (AP Photo/Margie Mason)/BKCD126/275279669407/APRIL 20, 2015 PHOTO/1507010635

  • Seafood from Slaves Congress
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    Seafood from Slaves Congress
    04/22/2015
    Cliff Owen/AP/SIPA
    Mark Lagon, president, Freedom House, left, shakes hands with Father Shay Cullen, president and chief executive office, PREDA Foundation as they testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on the fight against human trafficking, in Washington, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)/DCCO109/768954881678/1504222235

  • Seafood from Slaves Congress
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    Seafood from Slaves Congress
    04/22/2015
    Cliff Owen/AP/SIPA
    Matthew Smith, executive director of Thailand-based Fortify Rights, speaks with associates after he testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on the fight against human trafficking, in Washington, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)/DCCO122/929847286582/1504222323

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves
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    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves
    05/09/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    A Myanmar fisherman shakes hands with his mother from a vehicle upon his arrival at Yangon International Airport Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. A group of 13 Burmese men returned home Saturday, following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in the Thai seafood industry. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN105OTK/255488169982/1505100158

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
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    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/09/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    Kyaw Naing, left, a former slave fishermen, arrives at Myanmar’s international airport, Yangon, Saturday, May 9, 2015. He was among the first Burmese men to return home following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in the Thai seafood industry. The probe revealed that fish caught in eastern Indonesia was tainting supply chains of some of America’s biggest retailers and supermarket chains, including Walmart and Kroger. Kyaw Naing, who was discovered in a cage in the...

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    AP21734423_000002
    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/09/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    Kyaw Naing, left, a former slave fishermen, is questioned by officials after arriving in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, May 9, 2015. He was among the first Burmese men to return home following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in the Thai seafood industry. The probe revealed that fish caught in eastern Indonesia was tainting supply chains of some of America’s biggest retailers and supermarket chains, including Walmart and Kroger. Kyaw Naing, who was discovered in a...

  • Seafood From Slaves
    AP21734477_000010
    Seafood From Slaves
    05/13/2015
    AP/SIPA
    In this May 10, 2015, image made from video, former slave fisherman Kyaw Naing, left, talks with his brother Kyaw Oo after they were reunited at his home in Myaung Mya, Myanmar. Kyaw Naing, who was at one point kept in a cage on the remote island of Benjina, Indonesia, is among eight migrant fishermen rescued for their safety in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. Hundreds of others evacuated by the Indonesian government after the story are...

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
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    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    Myanmar fishermen walk upon they arrive at Yangon International Airport, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN101/215013597487/1505141746

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    AP21735237_000002
    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    Family members and relatives of Myanmar fishermen wait at Yangon International Airport as fishermen arrive Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN102/223441119654/1505141746

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
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    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    A Myanmar fisherman is welcomed by his family members at Yangon International Airport, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN105/104984881014/1505141749

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
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    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    Myanmar fishermen arrive at Yangon International Airport, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN104/609266397474/1505141750

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    AP21735237_000004
    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    Myanmar fishermen wave as they gather on a bus to leave Yangon International Airport, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN107/238625571937/1505141749

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    AP21735237_000010
    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    A Myanmar fisherman is welcomed by his mother at Yangon International Airport, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN106/822746814670/1505141750

  • Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    AP21735237_000008
    Myanmar Seafood from Slaves
    05/14/2015
    Khin Maung Win/AP/SIPA
    A Myanmar police officer pushes a wheelchair carrying a fishermen upon arrival at Yangon International Airport, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. Altogether 125 fishermen who returned home to Myanmar were from among the 535 fishermen rescued in the course of an Associated Press investigation into slavery in the seafood industry. All the rescued fishermen will be brought back to Myanmar in separate batches in a chartered flight. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)/MYN103/7061897065/1505141750

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758248_000002
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/14/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 14, 2015 photo, Myint Naing, 40, who spent over two decades as a slave fisherman, arrives at Myanmar’s international airport in Yangon, Myanmar, as he returns to his home country. Myint was among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD101/87713500460/ADVANCE...

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758248_000003
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/15/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 15, 2015 photo, Myint Naing, a former slave fisherman who spent more than two decades in Indonesia after being enslaved on Thai fishing boats, rests at a government social welfare hostel in Yangon, Myanmar, after returning to his home country the day before. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast...

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758255_000011
    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/15/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 15, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing waves as he carries his bag at a bus station in Yangon, Myanmar, as he makes the journey home to Mon State. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD103/909899484308/ADVANCE FOR RELEASE...

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
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    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing and his mother, Khin Than, cry as they are reunited after 22 years at their village in Mon State, Myanmar. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia's seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD111/297391991979/MAY 16, 2015 PHOTO/1507010635

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
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    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, left, cries as he sees his mother running toward him as they are reunited after 22 years in their village in Mon State, Myanmar. On the day he left home in 1993, his mother wasn't home. He never got to say goodbye. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD110/905634366478/MAY 16, 2015 PHOTO/1507010638

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
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    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    In this May 16, 2015 photo, Khin Than, center, is attended to after she fainted during a reunion in Mon State, Myanmar with her son Myint Naing, a former slave fisherman who was away for 22 years. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia's seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD117/290102919666/MAY 16, 2015 PHOTO/1507010635

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758255_000008
    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, kneeling at left, greets elders and neighbors following his return to his village in Mon State, Myanmar, after being gone 22 years. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu...

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758255_000009
    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, Mawli Than, left, sister of former slave fisherman Myint Naing, right, pours water over Myint in Mon State, Myanmar, after spending 22 years apart. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD115/247423557564/ADVANCE FOR...

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758255_000010
    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, Mawli Than, left, sister of former slave fisherman Myint Naing, washes Myint in Mon State, Myanmar after spending 22 years apart. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD116/773321069488/ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY...

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758770_000009
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, center, speaks with relatives and neighbors in Mon State, Myanmar after being gone 22 years. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia's seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD122/423559698355/ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1,...

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758770_000010
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing prays following his return to his village in Mon state, Myanmar after being gone 22 years. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia's seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD124/445979563937/ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1,...

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758255_000014
    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015, photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, center, his mother Khin Than, right and sister Mawli Than, left, walk toward their home while crying after they were reunited after 22 years in their village in Mon State, Myanmar. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry....

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758770_000011
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing cries after his mother Khin Than, left and sister Mawli Than poured water with traditional tamarind soap on his head to cleanse away evil spirits in Mon State, Myanmar after spending 22 years apart. As a slave, Myint says he spent weeks at a time on the open ocean, living only on rice and the parts of the catch no one else would eat. During the busiest times, the men...

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758770_000015
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015, photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, right, speaks with relatives in Mon State, Myanmar after being gone 22 years. After running away from his captors, an Indonesian family took mercy on Myint until he healed, and then offered him food and shelter in exchange for work on their farm. For five years, he lived this simple life and tried to erase memories of the horrors at sea. But he couldn't forget his...

  • Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758255_000007
    Myanmar Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/22/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015 photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, center, hugs his niece Kyi Wai Hnin, right, and nephew Kyaw Min Tun following his return to his village in Mon State, Myanmar. Myint, 40, is among hundreds of former slave fishermen who returned to Myanmar following an Associated Press investigation into the use of forced labor in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry. (AP Photo/Gemunu...

  • Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    AP21758770_000017
    Seafood From Slaves 22 Years A Slave
    05/16/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015 AND THEREAFTER - In this May 16, 2015, photo, former slave fisherman Myint Naing, 40, center, and his sister Mawli Than, left, embrace as they are reunited after 22 years at their village in Mon State, Myanmar. He is the oldest of four boys and two girls. In 1990, his father drowned while fishing, leaving him as the man in charge at just 15. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/BKCD109/686500822002/ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015 AND...

  • Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    AP21770929_000002
    Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    07/01/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    In this July 1, 2015, photo, former Burmese slave fishermen Kaung Htet Wai, left, and Lin Lin, second left, point to a satellite image of a refrigerated cargo ship owned by Silver Sea Fishery Co., in waters off Papua New Guinea, while looking at a laptop screen at their home in Yangon, Myanmar. They said they were among the forced laborers loading slave-caught fish from their trawlers onto the Thai-owned vessel. They say hundreds of fisherman remain trapped at sea. (AP Photo/Gemunu...

  • Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    AP21770929_000010
    Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    07/01/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    In this July 1, 2015, photo, former Burmese slave fisherman Lin Lin, right, talks about friends missing at sea as Kaung Htet Wai, left, smokes a cigarette in a shack on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. They recently returned home after being forced to fish off the coast of Papua New Guinea following a crackdown on illegal fishing in neighboring Indonesia. They say hundreds of other men remain unaccounted for and are believed to be fishing in those same dangerous waters. (AP Photo/Gemunu...

  • Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    AP21770929_000014
    Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    07/14/2015
    AP/SIPA
    In this July 14, 2015, image provided by DigitalGlobe, a high-resolution satellite photograph off the coast of Papua New Guinea shows two fishing trawlers loading slave-caught fish onto Silver Sea 2, a refrigerated cargo ship belonging to the Thai-owned Silver Sea Fishery Co. The company was named in an Associated Press investigation into slavery in Southeast Asia’s seafood industry that led to the rescue and repatriation of more than 800 men. Hundreds more remain missing after their...

  • Seafood From Slaves Rescues Begin
    AP21772979_000002
    Seafood From Slaves Rescues Begin
    07/17/2015
    Brennan Linsley/AP/SIPA
    FILE - In this July 17, 2015 file photo, DigitalGlobe imagery analyst Micah Farfour, shows a high-resolution satellite photograph taken of trawlers in Papua New Guinea loading slave-caught seafood onto Silver Sea 2, a refrigerated cargo ship belonging to the Thai-owned Silver Sea Fishery Co., at DigitalGlobe’s headquarters in Westminster, Colo. Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of other boats are still...

  • Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    AP21770929_000006
    Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    07/17/2015
    Brennan Linsley/AP/SIPA
    In this July 17, 2015, photo, DigitalGlobe imagery analyst Micah Farfour, shows at a high-resolution satellite photograph taken of trawlers in Papua New Guinea loading slave-caught seafood onto Silver Sea 2, a refrigerated cargo ship belonging to the Thai-owned Silver Sea Fishery Co., at DigitalGlobe’s headquarters in Westminster, Colo. Earlier this year, Silver Sea Fishery Co. was named in an Associated Press report that linked slavery in the Southeast Asian fishing industry to American...

  • Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    AP21770929_000011
    Seafood From Slaves The Missing Men
    07/17/2015
    Brennan Linsley/AP/SIPA
    In this July 17, 2015, photo, DigitalGlobe imagery analyst Micah Farfour, looks at a high-resolution satellite photograph taken of trawlers in Papua New Guinea loading slave-caught seafood onto Silver Sea 2, a refrigerated cargo ship belonging to the Thai-owned Silver Sea Fishery Co., at DigitalGlobe’s headquarters in Westminster, Colo. Earlier this year, Silver Sea Fishery Co. was named in an Associated Press report that linked slavery in the Southeast Asian fishing industry to American...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    AP21775495_000001
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    08/05/2015
    Achmad Ibrahim/AP/SIPA
    In this late Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 photo, Burmese fishermen, part of a group of 45 men who were rescued by Indonesian Police, have their dinner at the National Police headquarters in Jakarta. The police rescued the fishermen, believed to be trafficking victims, from a hotel in central Jakarta where they were taken after traveling on fake documents, officials and the men said Thursday. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)/JAK104/646730196978/WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5, 2015 PHOTO./1508061340

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    AP21775495_000002
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    08/05/2015
    Achmad Ibrahim/AP/SIPA
    In this late Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 photo, Burmese fishermen, part of a group of 45 men who were rescued by Indonesian Police, have their dinner among their belongings at the National Police headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. The police rescued the fishermen, believed to be trafficking victims, from a hotel in central Jakarta where they were taken after traveling on fake documents, officials and the men said Thursday. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)/JAK101/202929808350/WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5, 2015...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    AP21775495_000003
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    08/05/2015
    Achmad Ibrahim/AP/SIPA
    In this late Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 photo, Burmese fishermen, part of a group of 45 men who were rescued by Indonesian Police, rest on the floor at the National Police headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesian police have rescued 45 Burmese fishermen, believed to be trafficking victims, from a hotel in central Jakarta where they were taken after traveling on fake documents, officials and the men said Thursday, Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)/JAK102/597702016439/WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5, 2015...

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    AP21775495_000004
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Rescue
    08/05/2015
    Achmad Ibrahim/AP/SIPA
    In this late Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 photo, Burmese fishermen, part of a group of 45 men who were rescued by Indonesian Police, check a map of Indonesia at the National Police headquarters in Jakarta. Indonesian police have rescued 45 Burmese fishermen, believed to be trafficking victims, from a hotel in central Jakarta where they were taken after traveling on fake documents, officials and the men said Thursday, Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)/JAK103/288524433648/WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5, 2015...

  • Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    AP21778409_000001
    Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    08/13/2015
    Syahrul Rizal/AP/SIPA
    Thai-owned cargo ship Silver Sea 2 is anchored off an Indonesian Navy base in Sabang, Aceh province, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. A massive refrigerated cargo ship believed to be loaded with slave-caught fish was seized by Indonesia's navy and brought to shore after The Associated Press informed authorities that it had entered the country's waters, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Syahrul Rizal)/XDA101/783973709176/1508131052

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    AP21778980_000003
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    08/14/2015
    Binsar Bakkara/AP/SIPA
    Indonesian officers guard a Thai-owned cargo ship Silver Sea 2 anchored off an Indonesian Navy base in Sabang, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. The refrigerated cargo ship Silver Sea 2, is believed to use slave labour aboard, and was seized by Indonesia's navy after The Associated Press informed authorities that it had entered the country's waters, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)/BB101/448905385743/1508141641

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    AP21778980_000001
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    08/14/2015
    Binsar Bakkara/AP/SIPA
    Indonesian officers guard crew members of a Thai-owned cargo ship Silver Sea 2 anchored off an Indonesian Navy base in Sabang, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. The refrigerated cargo ship Silver Sea 2, is believed to use slave labour aboard, and was seized by Indonesia's navy after The Associated Press informed authorities that it had entered the country's waters, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)/BB105/10076308883/1508141640

  • Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    AP21778980_000005
    Indonesia Seafood From Slaves Boat Seized
    08/14/2015
    Binsar Bakkara/AP/SIPA
    An Indonesian officer guards the crew of a Thai-owned cargo ship Silver Sea 2 anchored off an Indonesian Navy base in Sabang, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. The refrigerated cargo ship Silver Sea 2, is believed to use slave labour aboard, and was seized by Indonesia's navy after The Associated Press informed authorities that it had entered the country's waters, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)/BB106/887227397761/1508141729

  • Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    AP21833835_000026
    Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    09/01/2015
    Esther Htusan/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER - This Aug. 31, 2015 photo shows Win Win Than, 25, who worked in a shrimp shed in Samut Sakhon, Thailand to pay off her 20,000 Baht (U.S. $550) debt even when she was pregnant. She said she tried to run away but was caught and handcuffed in a small room inside the shed. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)/NY857/326065914299/ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER; AUG. 31, 2015...

  • Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    AP21833835_000029
    Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    09/01/2015
    Esther Htusan/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER - This Sept. 1, 2015 photo shows Khine Zin Soe, 24, center, who worked in a shrimp shed when she was pregnant in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. She says the owner of the shed forced her to work peeling shrimp even when she miscarried and was bleeding for four days. Beside her are her husband, Kyaw Kyaw Aung, and her 2 1/2 year old son, Htet Wai Yan. Khine Zin Soe also says Htet Wai Yan fell down from the two story...

  • Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    AP21833835_000030
    Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    09/01/2015
    Esther Htusan/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER - This Aug. 31, 2015 photo shows Soe Lay, 20, who worked in a shrimp shed in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. He says he couldn't leave because his migrant passport was taken by the shed's owner, and that he was once taken to the police station for stealing six pieces of shrimp to eat from the shed. (AP Photo/Esther Htusan)/NY856/83445677278/ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND...

  • Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
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    Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    09/30/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER - In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 photo, a worker unloads shrimp from the back of a pickup truck at a seafood market in Mahachai, Thailand. Thailand sends nearly half of its supply of shrimp to the U.S. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)/NY874/558636647977/ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER; SEPT. 30, 2015 PHOTO/1512111729

  • Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
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    Seafood From Slaves Shrimp Sheds
    09/03/2015
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP/SIPA
    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2015 AT 12:01 A.M. EST (05:01 GMT) AND THEREAFTER - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 photo, female workers, wearing a yellow-white cosmetic paste known as thanka on their cheeks, sort shrimp at a seafood market in Mahachai, Thailand. Shrimp is the most-loved seafood in the U.S., with Americans downing 1.3 billion pounds every year, or about 4 pounds per person. Thailand sends nearly half of its supply to the U.S. (AP Photo/Gemunu...