ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

“Integration should not come at the price of environmental ruin and human rights,” ASEAN youths stated today at the eve of the opening of the 21st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The youth are urging their leaders to protect the rights of the people and the environment as the region pursues a single economic community in an era of runaway climate change.

The latest updates

Show thumb view  

Human Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:31

If we don’t watch out, the seafood on our plate might just be tainted by human rights abuses and illegal and destructive fishing. Greenpeace investigations uncovered vessels that had been engaged in both human trafficking and the Illegal...

Cases of Beriberi on Thai vessels

Video | December 16, 2016 at 15:25

Thai overseas fishing fleets struck by an outbreak of Beriberi in early 2016. In January 2016, Greenpeace Southeast Asia investigated reports of forced labour and deaths onboard two Thai fishing trawlers. A crew of 32 had been...

Turn the Tide

Video | December 15, 2016 at 15:00

In 2015, global media exposed widespread human rights abuses, with links to US pet food brands and supermarkets, in Thailand’s overseas fishing industry. When authorities tried to tackle the problem the fishing companies simply shifted operations...

El Niño in Southeast Asia

Image gallery | May 17, 2016

2014: Year in Pictures

Image gallery | December 27, 2014

1 - 5 of 81 results.