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Begich bills increase protection for fisheries, Arctic research July 31, 2013   |  Source : PoliticalNews.me  | Copyright : 2005-2011 BigNews.biz LLC

U.S. Senator Mark Begich helped move several pieces of legislation through the Senate Commerce Committee including bills that will increase Arctic research, eliminate pirate fishing practices, improve international fisheries stewardship, and ensure that t...

Sri Lanka arrests 65 Indian fishermen July 31, 2013   |  Source : Times of India  | Copyright : © 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Sixty-five Indian fishermen in nine trawlers have been detained by the Sri Lankan navy for allegedly violating the international maritime border. Naval spokesman commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya has said that 34 of them in five trawlers were arrested ...

4 Bangladesh fishermen rescued after gunfight with pirates July 13, 2013   |  Source : Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright : 2013 Dhaka Tribune

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard, after a gunfight, rescued four kidnapped fishermen from the den of a pirate gang in the Sundarbans under Sharankhola upazila early Friday. The rescued fishermen are: M Babul Hossain Bepari, 20, son of late Abbas Ali B...

Sri Lankan govt invites Tamil Nadu fishermen for talks July 05, 2013   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : PTI

The Sri Lankan government on Friday reached out to fishermen community of Tamil Nadu as President Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother and economic development minister Basil met their delegation here with a promise of addressing their concerns. Basil invited t...

Ghana fishermen laud establishment of Marine Police June 28, 2013   |  Source : Myjoyonline.com  | Copyright : 2012 Myjoyonline.com

The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC) has lauded government for the establishment of Marine Police, to monitor the activities of fishermen. The Secretary of the Council in the Western Region, J.F Ebambe, told Joy News he is confident the o...

Iranian navy detains UAE fishermen, vessels June 20, 2013   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2013 FOX News Network, LLC

Iran's state TV says the country's navy has detained 13 fishermen from two United Arab Emirates vessels after they trespassed into what the report said were Iranian territorial waters. The Thursday report by Iran's English-language Press TV quotes Col....

30 Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen in 3 months June 15, 2013   |  Source : Abna.co

Nearly 30 Israeli violations were carried out by the Israeli naval forces against Palestinian fishermen along the Gaza sea within 3 months, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) reported. The PCHR report has documented the Israeli human rights...

Israeli Navy opens fire at Palestinian fishermen in Gaza by Saed Bannoura April 24, 2013   |  Source : IMEMC  | Copyright : 2001-2013 IMEMC News

Wednesday morning April 24, 2013, Israeli Navy boats opened fire at a number of Palestinian fishing boats at the Gaza coast, an issue that forced them back to the shore without being able to fish, the Palestine News Network (PNN) has reported. Eyewitne...

125 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka this year, none killed April 23, 2013   |  Source : ColomboPage News Desk  | Copyright : 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

Sri Lanka so far this year has arrested 125 Indian fishermen for violating Sri Lanka's International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters but no fishermen have been killed as claimed by the Tamil Nadu fishermen and...

NDC’s members demand release of Yemeni fishermen held in Eritrea April 23, 2013   |  Source : Saba  | Copyright : Sabanews.net 1999 - 2013

A number of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC) carried out on Tuesday a protest pause in solidarity with the Yemeni fishermen detained by the Eritrean authorities. Participants lifted slogans condemning the Eritrean practices against Yemeni fisherm...

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