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[Activism] Seaspiracy Petition Blocked By Thai Government Agency Due To ‘Illegal Acts’

Since Seaspiracy shone a spotlight on the fishing industry in Thailand, the government blocked a petition created by the film's directors to protect parts of the ocean.   A petition seeking to protect marine life, created by the directors of the hit documentary, Seaspiracy , has been suspended by the Thai government. Supporters are outraged and calls have been made for filmmakers Ali and Lucy Tabrizi to ‘expose them more’. This is after the film delved into issues affecting the ocean, from overfishing to human trafficking in Thai waters and beyond. The Ministry Of Digital Economy and Society blocked the Seaspiracy petition due to ‘illegal acts’. This is in accordance with the Computer-Related Crime Act 2007, the Thai government agency claimed in an online notice. Continue...