Former slave fisherman Myint Naing and his mother, Khin Than, cry as they are reunited after 22 years apart. Myint, 40, was among hundreds of slaves who returned to Myanmar following an investigation into the use of forced labour in southeast Asia’s seafood industry. Photo: AP

Book review: “Where Were You?” looks at modern slavery and how to fight it

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Former slave fisherman Myint Naing and his mother, Khin Than, cry as they are reunited after 22 years apart. Myint, 40, was among hundreds of slaves who returned to Myanmar following an investigation into the use of forced labour in southeast Asia’s seafood industry. Photo: AP
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