Thursday, 18 February 2016

Research on Fishers involved in trespassing and captured by Indian Navy

To identify issues of fisher communities related to locked behind bars in foreign countries is under way in Kaluthara and Gampaha districts.
Surveying for data gathering have been completed so far and more than 30 fishermen identified who were captured by Indian coast guard and released after legal procedures taken. Their experiences will be used to engage in advocacy campaign to minimises the trespassing.