Possible Threat Against the Elimination of Illegal Fishing

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On Saturday (Apr 18), the Jakarta police found the body of an official from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in a hotel in Menteng, Central Jakarta. The body was identified as Yoseph Sairela, who is known to be the coordinator of the Benjina Marine Resources and Fisheries Supervision Post of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (PSDKP KKP). Speculation emerged that the death of Yoseph is related to the Benjina slavery case. [Continue reading]

Jokoways & the Challenge of Tackling Illegal Fishing in Indonesia

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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo issued his strongest warning yet to those illegally fishing in Indonesian waters. The President told journalists that he would have the authorities sink foreign vessels fishing illegally in Indonesian waters. The government recorded approximately 5,400 vessels of such vessels stealing in Indonesian waters and over 300 trillion rupiah in losses as a consequence . And apparently enough is enough. [continue reading]