Pelabuhan Ratu Smugglers

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13 February 2019,Pelabuhan Ratu,Sukabumi Regency, West Java, Indonesia. Discarded fishering boats that are no longer economically viable in the crowded fishing port at Pelabuhan Ratu. Since  crackdown on people smuggling and fishing of protected species, locals say they are too expensive to run.The local fisherman say that people smugglers have not been active in the area for a long time in the wake of the Australian Government's concern that boats will once again start trafficking people to Australia with the new Medical legislation that has been passed. Picture by Graham Crouch/The Australian
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