Monday, November 9, 2015

“The crew of a Filipino fishing boat. Seamen on small...

"The crew of a Filipino fishing boat. Seamen on small boats like this one, who make about $32 a month, say they want to work on larger vessels for the promise of a higher income, despite reports of abuse and unpaid wages. The photographer @hannahrey worked with @nytimes reporter @ian_urbina on a story about illegal "manning agencies," which trick villagers in the Philippines with false promises of high wages and send them to ships notorious for poor safety and labor records. Men are tricked and indebted on land, then abused or abandoned at sea. Follow @hannahrey to see a video from the story and visit the link in our profile to read more." By nytimes on Instagram.

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