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Palau accuses 25 Chinese nationals of illegal fishing

04-07-2012 18:50 BJT

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In Palau, the government is considering filing a lawsuit against twenty-five detained Chinese nationals.

They are accused of illegally fishing in the island nation’s waters. The case is expected to be handled by local court and the group has been offered legal representation.

A 32-year-old fisherman was killed in the run up to the crewmen’s arrests. His body will be repatriated soon and an investigation into how he died is underway.

 

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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