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For Americans, the calculation is worrisome. Thailand is the United States’ second-largest supplier of foreign seafood. Of America's total seafood imports, one out of every six pounds comes from the Southeast Asian nation. The accounts of ex-slaves, Thai fishing syndicates, officials, exporters and anti-trafficking case workers, gathered by GlobalPost in a three-month investigation, illuminate an opaque offshore supply chain enmeshed in slavery.

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Thailand's fishy business [INFOGRAPHIC]

A look into Thailand’s multi-billion dollar wild-caught seafood industry and the darkest links in its supply chain.

The accounts of ex-slaves, Thai fishing syndicates, officials, exporters and anti-trafficking case workers, gathered by GlobalPost in a three-month investigation, illuminate an opaque offshore supply chain enmeshed in slavery. 

A recent report revealed slave ships still persists in Thailand despite international outcry.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/120517/has-your-seafood-been-caught-slaves-thailand