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Gov’t considers pirate plea bargain

Interesting proposal for piracy trial. Government considering proposal from Somalia for 'plea bargain' for 120 pirates By Aman Sharma & Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury NEW DELHI: India is considering a proposal from Somalia for a "plea ...
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Dutch court convicts pirate

Pirate receives six-year sentence.  Dutch court convicts pirate The Court of The Hague has a Somali man was sentenced to six years in prison. The court considered it proven that he - ...
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India: 120 pirates on trial

18 witnesses still to be deposed. Pirates trial: Foreign witnesses to depose via video-conferencing The state government has agreed to provide Rs 31 lakh for the purpose. Almost after a year's hiatus, the ...
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Inside the British battle to wipe out Somali pirates

Prosecutions having an effect? Inside the British battle to wipe out the scourge of Somali pirates By DUNCAN GARDHAM Sailors navigating the coast of East Africa no longer have to fear an ordeal like ...
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Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain

Accused of attacking tuna ship. Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain A Spanish court on Wednesday convicted six Somalis for piracy and sentenced them each to 16 and a half years in ...
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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 ...
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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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