Transnational Organized Crime in the Fishing Industry

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Source: 
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Date: 
2011
Category: 
2|Awareness
Origin: 
2|International
Summary: 
The study considered the involvement of the fishing industry or the use of fishing vessels in trafficking in persons (Chapter 2); smuggling of migrants (Chapter 3); illicit traffic in drugs (Chapter 4); and other forms of crime such as marine living resource crime, corruption, and piracy and other security related crimes (Chapter 5). The perhaps most disturbing finding of the study was the severity of the abuse of fishers trafficked for the purpose of forced labour on board fishing vessels.