Over the course of 18 months, Associated Press journalists located men held in cages, tracked ships and stalked refrigerated trucks to expose the abusive practices of the fishing industry in Southeast Asia.
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Rescuing Borneo’s Threatened Orangutans
Photos by Dita Alangkara In a dense strip of peat swamp jungle along the banks of Mangkutub River in the heart of Borneo, a conservationist aims his tranquilizer rifle at an orangutan high in a tree and fires two darts.
Myanmar Fisherman Goes Home After 22 Years As a Slave
Photos by Gemunu Amarasinghe All he did was ask to go home. The last time the Burmese slave made the same request, he was beaten almost to death.
Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo.