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Indonesia wants illegal fishing listed as organized crime

Officials in Jakarta say the fight against illegal fishing is still stymied by boat owners hiding in a complex web of firms; it wants IUU fishing listed as a transnational crime to enable greater cooperation to prosecute owners of illegal boats

January 13, 2019 12:24 PM (UTC+8)
Susi Pudjiastuti, center, Indonesia’s Fisheries Minister, takes a tour of the USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during the ship’s recent visit to Bali. Photo: US Navy / Flickr.
Susi Pudjiastuti, center, Indonesia’s Fisheries Minister, takes a tour of the USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during the ship’s recent visit to Bali. Photo: US Navy / Flickr.
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