Many coastal communities around the world have to constantly.

Deal with the problem of arrest and detention of fishworkers by States for unauthorized presence,

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108 Vietnamese fishermen arrested by Thailand September 16, 2012   |  Source : The Nation  | Copyright : 2007 www.nationmultimedia.com Thailand

Naval and other Thai authorities yesterday arrested 108 Vietnamese fishermen aboard 10 foreign trawlers that violated Thailand's territorial waters in the upper Gulf of Thailand. The three-day and two-night operation, which started on Thursday, was promp...

Indian fisher group calls for national protest day on Sept 17 against attacks on anti-nuke protestors September 13, 2012   |  Source : NFF

The National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF), a federation of State-level trade unions in India, has called for a National Day of Protest on 17 September 2012 to focus attention on the State terror that has been unleashed on protestors who have been peacefully c...

Will tribal scientists be invited to US marine protected area conference? by Dan Bacher September 11, 2012   |  Source : Daily Kos  | Copyright : Kos Media, LLC

Resource managers, policy makers, stakeholders and scientists will meet in Monterey from February 27 to March 1, 2013 to reflect on the first five years of monitoring and management of "marine protected areas" that went into effect in September 2007 under...

Situation calm in Kudankulam, anti-nuke Indian protest leaders abducted by fishermen September 11, 2012   |  Source : IANS  | Copyright : 2011 NEWS TRACK India

After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests spread to other parts of the state, an official said. Some drama was though report...

Mainland China fishermen detained for trespassing in sea off Miaoli coast September 05, 2012   |  Source : The China Post  | Copyright : 1999 – 2012 The China Post

The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) yesterday detained seven fishermen from Fujian Province in southeast China for trespassing near the coastline of central Miaoli County. CGA officials stationed in Taichung City said the mainland fishing vessel, cod...

Egypt: 48 local fishermen still under arrest in Libya September 03, 2012   |  Source : Egypt State Information Service (Cairo)  | Copyright : 2012 AllAfrica

Egypt's ministry of foreign affairs said on Sunday 2/9/2012 that Libya is still detaining 48 Egyptian fishermen due to delayed in payment of fines for illegal fishing. Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Amr Roshdi expressed astonishment over the boats'...

Bahrain fishermen threaten to stop shrimping September 02, 2012   |  Source : GDN  | Copyright : 2012 Gulf Daily news

The Fishermen's Society in Bahrain has threatened to stop going out to sea for shrimping in protest at new maps demarcating fishing sites. According to these, the main fishing areas are closed, prompting Coastguard to arrest and detain fishermen caught...

PCHR condemns continued Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip August 30, 2012   |  Source : IMEMC  | Copyright : 2001-2012 IMEMC News

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns Israel’s continued violations against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip, and expresses concern about the escalation of these violations. On Tuesday morning, 28 August 2012, 2 Palestinian fish...

Israeli forces detain 2 fishermen off Gaza coast August 28, 2012   |  Source : Ma'an  | Copyright : Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2012

Israeli forces arrested two fisherman off the coast of northern Gaza on Tuesday, Israel's army and witnesses said. Kamal al-Ankah and his son were detained by Israeli forces near Beit Lahiya and taken to an unknown location, locals said. Their fishi...

Japan's fisheries chief says food diplomacy will keep Hong Kong relations sweet August 18, 2012   |  Source : Japan Times  | Copyright : The Japan Times Ltd.

Hong Kong's love of Japanese cuisine will help ease tensions over Tokyo's arrest of activists who left from its harbor and landed on one of the disputed Senkaku Islands, fisheries minister Akira Gunji said Thursday at a major food fair in the city. Gun...

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