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Title: The handling of people smuggling involving foreign nationals as efforts to safeguard Indonesian territories

Authors: Shinta Hadiyantina

Addresses: Brawijaya University, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the responsibility of Indonesia as a transit country against foreigners who are involved in people smuggling crime in the territory of Indonesia. The approach method used in this research was the Juridical Sociological approach, which means that this study examined the problem by researching from the aspect of law science. In handling the crime of people smuggling involving foreigners, Indonesia has its own rules in the handling of smuggled foreigners. Therefore, there needs to be coordination with other related agencies. There is a difference in the handling of this people smuggling case. This research is one of the few studies that examine people smuggling, given Indonesia's geographic position that lies between two continents and two oceans make Indonesia a very strategic area, not only bringing positive impacts for the benefit of access to transnational commerce but also the international maritime path.

Keywords: people smuggling; foreign nationals; safeguard Indonesian territories; juridical sociological.

DOI: 10.1504/IJDIPE.2020.109642

International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy, 2020 Vol.6 No.1, pp.85 - 104

Received: 19 May 2020
Accepted: 30 Jun 2020

Published online: 04 Sep 2020 *

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