• Kyodo


A fishing boat carrying Hong Kong-based activists asserting Chinese sovereignty over the Senkaku Islands will set sail again Tuesday following a failed attempt late Monday.

“About two dozen marine police officers climbed on our boat, broke into the wheelhouse and forced us to stop when we were about 6 nautical miles from open waters,” Lo Chau, head of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, told the press about their failed attempt to “go fishing at open waters.”

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