Margie Mason

For Margie Mason's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Is the fish you buy caught by slaves?

Mar 28, 2015

Is the fish you buy caught by slaves?

The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage on a tiny tropical island far from home. Nearby, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-caught seafood that could enter the supply networks of major supermarkets, restaurants ...

Indonesian family reborn 10 years after tsunami

Dec 26, 2014

Indonesian family reborn 10 years after tsunami

It all started with a dream that led to a chance meeting: A girl who had been swept away by the Indian Ocean tsunami a decade ago. For three nights, the child’s uncle said she visited him in his sleep. When he told the ...