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Fisherfolk families struggle as Pakistan-India tensions delay repatriations

Caught in the crosscurrents of political tensions, Pakistan and India’s fishermen bear prolonged detentions while their families suffer uncertainty and economic hardship.
Arrested Indian fishermen sit in a police station in the Pakistan's port city of Karachi on November 11, 2017.

Decriminialise inadvertent border crossings,’ say South Asian organizations

In a joint statement issued by 31 organizations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries demanded the SAARC countries humanly treat those fishermen who cross the unmarked maritime boundary.