A 22-year-old Indian fisherman was shot dead on Monday allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy while he was fishing in a mechanised boat at a short distance off Katchatheevu islet, fisheries department officials said. The incident occurred Monday evening when Bridgo, from Thangachimadam in central Rameswaram of Tamil Nadu, was fishing near the islet alongRead More
Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, one attempts suicide http://www.wionews.com/south-asia/sri-lankan-navy-arrests-eight-tamil-nadu-fishermen-one-attempts-suicide-13027
The Vizhinjam Port coming up in the southern state of Kerala is going to be an ecological disaster. The port project awarded to Adani group is going to completely destroy the rocky reef, devastate the sea-bed, marine life in the region, destroy the environment and marine ecology and cause huge loss of livelihood to localRead More
A ‘Boat March’ from Mangalore to Thiruvananthapuram with a slogan “Protect Sea, Coast, Inland water bodies and Fish Resources” Dear friends, While the crisis of fisheries sector is increasing day by day, the sea and the coast are being removed from the traditional fishing community slowly. The coastal areas are being invaded by the forcesRead More
Urgent Press Release Gujarat fishworkers delegation meets the Prime Minister: Demand release of all Pakistani fishermen in Indian jails along with their boats New Delhi – 19th December 2013: Today, a ten member delegation of fishermen of Saurashtra, along with leaders of Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace & Democracy (PIPFPD), National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF) and aRead More
National Fishworkers’ Forum delegation to meet Prime Minister – The New Indian Express.