pawikan poaching - updates

Rappler's latest stories on pawikan poaching

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PH won't free convicted Chinese fishermen

Nov 27, 2014 - 9:49 PM

Police say they found hundreds of sea turtles on board the fishermen s vessel in May at Half Moon Shoal located in a part of the sea claimed by both countries

CAPTURED. Photos of poached sea turtles (pawikan) in the Chinese vessel intercepted by the PNP Maritime Group on May 6. Photo courtesy of the PNP Maritime Group

PH charges 'poachers' despite China warning

May 12, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Filipino prosecutors filed environmental crime charges against 9 Chinese fishermen found carrying more than 500 endangered sea turtles in their boat

CAPTURED. Photos of poached sea turtles (pawikan) in the Chinese vessel intercepted by the PNP Maritime Group on May 6. Photo courtesy of the PNP Maritime Group

Chinese fishers face charges for crime in PH

May 09, 2014 - 11:51 AM

The fishermen have allegedly violated the Philippine Wildlife Act and the Philippine Fisheries Code for taking endangered animals protected by local and international conservation laws

CAPTURED. Photos of poached sea turtles (pawikan) in the Chinese vessel intercepted by the PNP Maritime Group on May 6. Photo courtesy of the PNP Maritime Group