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The Guardian: Ship of horrors

From bullying and sexual assault to squalid living conditions and forced labour, working at sea can be a grim business – and one deep-sea fishing fleet is particularly notorious.

Virgin Unite: Slavery at Sea

Ian Urbina has been an investigative reporter at The New York Times for over two decades – and is a winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News, a George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting, and is a producer of Emmy Award-nominated work. The Outlaw Ocean series, originally published in The