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Suspected Torm pirates prosecuted

Despite compensation pay out, prosecution ongoing.  Suspected Torm pirates prosecuted Denmark gave prosecuting nine Somali pirates who were accused of trying to hijack Torm Kansas. But right now the nine pirates are ...
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Convicted pirates acquitted

Convictions thrown out on appeal. Seychelles court of appeal acquits 3 suspected Somali pirates convicted of piracy By: Sharon Uranie The Seychelles Court of Appeal has acquitted and ordered the repatriation of 3 Somali pirates back to their homeland. ...
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The moral high ground

Compensation payments to pirates cause furore. The moral high ground By Michael Grey from London Pirates around the world will be greatly heartened by the award for “moral damages” made by the European ...
File handout photo of Portuguese Navy Frigate NRP "Alvares Cabral" special forces marines capturing a pirate group that attacked the Spanish flagged fishing vessel "Ortube Berria" in the Indian Ocean

Why pirates received compensation

Payments caused uproar, but the reasoning is simple. Why Somali pirates got damages from Strasbourg BY DAVID HART QC Ali Samatar and others v. France, 4 December 2014, ECtHR, Fifth Section,read judgment  There is a good ...
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Mauritius frees suspected pirates

Release is a blow to anti-piracy efforts.  Mauritius frees suspected Somali pirates Antananarivo - Twelve Somali men tried for piracy were acquitted Thursday in Mauritius for lack of evidence, court officials said. “The ...
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Seychellois Meeting before piracy trial

Pirates accused of attempting to hijack Torm and Chinese ships. Danish-Seychellois Meeting Prior to Trial of Suspected Pirates Prior to the trial of nine suspected pirates in the Seychelles courts, a meeting ...
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Last two Somalis get time in attack

Somali man convicted of piracy stood ready to launch a rocket-propelled grenade Last two Somalis get time in attack on Ashland By Tim McGlone The Virginian-Pilot A federal prosecutor said a Somali man convicted of ...
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Somali pirate gets 41 1/2 years

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a Somali pirate to 41-1/2 years in prison Somali pirate gets 41 1/2 years for attack on Navy ship By Tim McGlone The Virginian-Pilot A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a ...
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Montecristo Hijack Trial

MSR’s correspondent in Italy Enzo Mangini continues to report from Rome on the first piracy trial in modern Italian judicial history. The Montecristo Hijack Trial By Enzo Mangini, Maritime Security Review As the ...
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Long Sentence

In Germany's first piracy trial in four centuries, prosecutors have demanded long jail terms for 10 Somalis. German prosecutor demands long sentence for sea pirates In Germany's first piracy trial in four ...

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