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Indonesian fishermen return home after deaths on Chinese ships

The Indonesian government is launching a joint investigation with China, but workers’ advocates are sceptical.

A group of fishermen who say they were exploited while working on Chinese fishing vessels have returned home in Indonesia after the death of four crew members.

Speaking to Al Jazeera, the men said they were fed fish bait and some were physically abused.

Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington reports from Jakarta, Indonesia.