Chinese fishing boats every time the sea before an ample supply of tobacco and alcohol is used to pass the Feishi soldiers
China’s the Qionghai Tan door town of fishing boats are equipped with the Beidou satellite navigation system
correspondent Jiang Yanzhuan text the Zhang Longshe shadow
Hainan Qionghai City Tanmen fishing port of the town center, many fishing boats quietly moored in the harbor.
Yesterday afternoon, the reporter arrived at the fishing port, under the strong afternoon sun, the sound of a motor and booming just a rewarding experience fishing boats moored on the shore, the skin is sunburnt fishermen continue to capture aquatic ashore .
April 10, 2009 was unlawful harassment of the Philippine warships 12 fishing boats from Lake Town, Huangyan Island, the Philippines continued to the present confrontation and did not bring much to the fishermen panic, because it has long been are commonplace. Over the years, fishermen have repeatedly neighboring countries in the Nansha Islands assault, robbery, snatch and even shot.
to Huangyan Island fishing is Tanmen tradition
from Lake Town of departure, the course will be transferred to the southeast 110 degrees for three days and three nights after reach the Huangyan Island, which is Xu Wei, Qiong Qionghai 08068 fishing boat captain familiar route. He is a native of Lake Town, 16-year-old sea fishing, from February to June and from September to December each year, he must go to the Huangyan Island, which is one of the traditional fishing sites at the local many years. Fishermen to the Huangyan Island, 90 percent of the Tanmen. Speaking of Huangyan Island, Xu Wei chest one, proudly: “That of course is us.”
Huangyan Island is a beautiful atoll, not into underwater at high tide, low tide exposed whispered lap, as if a reclusive lady. Atoll isosceles triangle of the strengths of about 15 nautical miles, about 10 nautical miles at its widest point. Within a lagoon. Fishing, fishing boats from the south-east about a few hundred meters wide natural “water gate” into the lagoon. Fishermen fishing in the lake during the day, night rest stop to the reef edge.
Huangyan Island sheltered places, the annual typhoon season, 100 tons of heavy fishing boats are afraid to go fishing. The fish have a few months of breathing space, looks good, and the vast amount of. Typhoon season is over, fishing boats depart immediately. Usually out in the sea Nansha, would take a month to 45 days time to full tank return. After the typhoon season to the Huangyan Island, ten days to be able to a rewarding experience, earn pours dozens of kilos of big fish one can sell one or two thousand. Return to rest a few days, fishing boats, they set off.
the Philippine Army to monitor exposure to 23 hours
However, behind the high-yield accompanied high-risk, although there is no threat of the typhoon, but the Huangyan Island waters and Nansha area, the warships of the Philippines, like a cloud wiped away the clouds, has been shrouded in their heart. Filipino soldiers abuse, exposure, plunder, like typhoons, another risk for the Chinese fishermen fishing.Fu Fang Shan
born in 1987 had been Filipino soldiers pointing a gun, took off his shirt, stood on the deck on the exposure of more than two hours. He recalled that in October last year, with the ship to the Huangyan Island, unfortunately warships in the Philippines “phase” of the Philippine Army skiff on board inspections. A soldier holding a gun to require them to produce documents, to fishermen 11 camera, but also took off his shirt, standing in the sun under the fierce sun, and not to move, not to drink plenty of water. Filipino soldiers sitting in the cabin, smoking, drinking, not pleasing to the eye to see who picked up on board a wooden stick toward the people who fight. Exposure to two or three hours back the skin of the sun breaking the pain was terrible, and I have two nights and failed to sleep. “Fu Fang Shan said. Filipino soldiers sometimes people took off his shirt, lying on the hot deck.
physical torture and personality insult the Chinese fishermen, not the Filipino soldiers have forcibly taken away the fishermen were hard to catch aquatic. The 50-year-old Captain Ho Jun France and Filipino soldiers to fight years of dealings with the soldiers on the boat, you opened the cabin, saying that to see what caught, after reading it or more time to remove the semi-cabin cargo you? do not give, they hit you with a rifle butt, and immediate loss of a true man eat, he bring it and bring as much. “He Jun France said helplessly.
an ample supply of tobacco and alcohol to kill the soldiers of the Philippines
In addition to aquaculture, the Filipino soldiers but also to the Chinese fishermen to smoke to be wine. Each time before the boats out to sea, the skipper will be an ample supply of tobacco and alcohol, used to “pass the board harassment Filipino soldiers. Fu Fang Shan said the board usually prepare 50 cigarettes a dozen cases of beer, Filipino soldiers on board, took two cigarettes, a case of wine sent them. 50 days at sea, this would happen five or six times. Board there are spirits, but did not dare show it to these Filipino soldiers to drink, “I’m afraid they have drunk a beating.” Fu Fang Shan shake their heads.
Huangyan Island lagoon fishing fishing boats often have nearly 20 more than a dozen Chinese fishing boats and other Philippine fishing boats, fishermen and the Philippines fishermen touches peaceful coexistence with each other will invite each other to sit in his own ship, but with a bit of vigilance, while gesturing to chat while observing the equipment in the boat, no guns. Fishing boats in the Philippines, mostly to have a gun, “said He Jun Law. Philippine fishermen often to discuss Shuimi alcohol and tobacco, the Chinese fishermen are provided free of charge, for fear of offending these people, attracted more trouble. Then there is the “they are poor, give the point of chanting to the point.” He Jun France said.
fishermen when they hope the fishing fishery boat
Tanmen town of fishermen fishing locations Xisha Islands, Nansha Islands, the Dongsha Islands and Huangyan Island in Xisha Islands, fishing the most secure, away from Lake Town overnight visit will be able to open to, but too much in recent years to go fishing boats, fish become more and more small and small. Nansha Islands and Huangyan Island fish, but insecurity and harassment of troops in the Philippines and other countries.
Chinese fishermen fishing in these waters, most want their fishery boat escort, but Tan Town, fishermen say, the time of the accident, it is difficult to trace to see the fishery boat. fishery boats received the fishermen messenger arrived at the ship in the Philippines has long been open no shadow.
Lake Town fishery management Zhanfuzhanchang Hezi Liang said China Sea is a broad law enforcement equipment and less, really difficult to implement regulatory, sea and land have different law enforcement costs. Being taken after receiving the reflection of the fishermen, promptly reported to the higher authorities through diplomatic channels to protest or take other action to interfere with. In recent years, begun to pay attention “Hai Yang”, the situation has improved.
Hezi Liang said, there are still more than a dozen fishing boats in the waters of the Huangyan Island, 56 fishing boats go to the Huangyan Island on the way. Fu Fang Shan said, his father being Huangyan Island, he was to go in late April. Today, fishing boats are basically installed the maritime satellite telephone, but the father rarely called, the call home to go over there always shut down. Now so tense situation in the Huangyan Island, Fu Fang Shan is not worried, he said, Since the Government has let them fishing there, there would be dangerous, if you want to fight, it will certainly notice them to evacuate. (Newspaper Qionghai morning) –
Over the years, the Chinese fishermen frequently attacked in the South China Sea
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries Bureau of the South China Sea to incomplete statistics, from 1989 to 2010, the neighboring countries in the Nansha sea assault, robbery, snatch, and shot my fishing boat fishermen event of more than 380 cases involving fishing vessels over 750 vessels, fishermen 11300 people. Among them, 25 fishermen were killed or missing and 24 fishermen were injured, more than 800 fishermen were snatch sentencing. Qionghai City, Hainan Tan Town Government a publicly available data, According to incomplete statistics, since 2000, Tanmen fishermen operating in the South China Sea neighboring countries unreasonable to catch up, snatch, robbery, armed attacks on 117, was shot and killed five people, the unreasonable attacks and snatch a total of 714.
April 13, 1989 Qiong Qionghai 00224 “vessel in the Spratly Islands in the industry near the island of sea fishing, fishermen HUANG Chang-standard, Yu Industry Friends of Yu industry Xuan three of the Philippine army in the island snatch .
● detained in March the 4 Tanmen fishing boats near Nansha Xiane reef 1995. 62 fishermen were held within the 200 square meters into the Palawan prison cell. Time within the next 10 months, the authorities in the Philippines open trial 28 to trial, “illegal entry” of the fishermen.
● January 11, 1998, Chen Zebo fishermen fishing in the northern part of Huangyan Island and the other one Tam Mun Town fishing vessels more than 20 fishermen in the Philippines snatch, remanded the Subic Bay Marine Police station, off to the May 6 was released.Tan door a fishing boats to go from
● in May 1999 in Huangyan Island, was the Philippine warships to catch up sank, 11 fishermen fell into the water. Fishermen Chen Zebo and two companions were the Philippine side picked up after the seizure, be released until July.
the evening of May 26, 2000 “Qiong Qionghai 01068″ fishing boat was the Philippine Coast Guard submachine gun fire, Captain Fu Gong Wu, the breakdown of the heart, died on the spot, the remaining seven fishermen were seized by the Philippine military to Puerto Princesa, Palawan prison.
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