Legal Corner

  • Naval Yard bomb hoaxers

    Men face five years in prison. Two Naval Yard Workers Arrested for Bomb Threats A federal grand jury in San Diego has handed down indictments against two shipyard workers at […]

  • PMSC families plead with UK PM

    Men were employed by AdvanFort, the US PMSC. Families of Britons jailed in India ‘beg’ Theresa May for help The families of six Britons jailed in India are “begging” Prime […]

  • Floating armoury changes

    News will impact PMSCs operating in the Indian Ocean. Floating Armouries – Major Legal Change Underway Thomas Egerstrom The debate of the legality surrounding “floating armouries” (FA’s) has been circulated […]

  • Kenya, Somalia go to The Hague

    Mineral reserves prompt legal case. Kenya: Maritime Dispute – Whose Sea Is It Anyway? By Christina Okello The International Court of Justice in The Hague on Monday began a week […]

  • Ferries use French guards

    Ferries from UK continue to rely on French armed guards. Armed French sea marshals deployed on Barfleur in anti-terror exercise Jim Durkin ARMED French sea marshals were deployed on Brittany […]

  • China’s island defences

    Tribunal ruling dismissed. South China Sea: China ‘has right to set up air defence zone’ A senior Chinese official has said China has the right to set up an air […]

  • China loses tribunal case

    Decision legally-binding, but tribunal has no powers of enforcement. South China Sea: Tribunal backs case against China brought by Philippines An international tribunal has ruled against Chinese claims to rights […]

  • EU’s S. China Sea concerns

    EU wants to see freedom of navigation and over flight upheld in the East and South China Seas. EU calls for free passage through South China Sea BY ROBIN EMMOTT […]

  • Tracking the drug trade

    Tackling the traffickers.  From Afghanistan to Africa: Heroin trafficking in East Africa and the Indian Ocean CARINA BRUWER Interest in drug trafficking in Africa has typically focused on cocaine in […]

  • South China Sea stories

    The bizarre story of a tattered book and territorial claims. South China Sea: The mystery of missing books and maritime claims By John Sudworth If you want to understand the […]

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