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Indian fishermen arrested by Qatar coast guard released after appeal

At least three dozen migrant Indian fishermen have been arrested by Qatar’s Coast Guard since 2012. Additionally, at least one person has died during patrols of the country’s maritime boundaries.

Indian anglers fined QR80,000 for fishing in Qatar waters

L. Jerald, 38, R Thirumurugan, 27, P. Vaseegan, 33, and the boat’s captain, 38-year-old R. Seelan, were each convicted of entering qatar's waters without a permit, fishing in Qatar's sea without a permit and entering the country unlawfully.

Latest fishermen arrests in Qatar expose migrants’ vulnerability

Tens of thousands of migrant fishermen work off Qatar’s coasts to help feed the country’s growing appetite for seafood. Like many other low-income expats, their job is inherently dangerous and offers little in the way of job security or a guaranteed income.
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