Tag: Piracy trial

  • TB kills piracy suspect

    Suspect was among 120 on trial. Tuberculosis kills Somali on trial for piracy Rebecca Samervel MUMBAI: One of the 120 alleged Somali pirates nabbed in four operations died of natural […]

  • 120 pirates to plead guilty

    Some 80 witnesses, including 18 foreign nationals, have been examined by the court and only 15 are yet to be produced. Somali govt tells court 120 of its nationals will […]

  • The Seychelles anti-piracy model

    West Africa looks to apply the Seychelles’ model. Opting for a preventive approach! West African nations look to Seychelles ‘successful piracy prosecution model By: Julia Malbrook and Sharon Uranie (Seychelles […]

  • Pirate kingpin trial begins

    Afweyne refuses to appear in court on first day. Trial against alleged Somali pirate kingpin begins The trial of an alleged Somali pirate kingpin has begun in the Belgian city […]

  • Pirate acquittal appeal this week

    Allegedly attacked MSC Jasmine. Pirate acquittal appeal this week An appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions regarding the decision of the Intermediate Court to acquit the twelve Somali pirates […]

  • Seychelles piracy court in session

    Five suspected pirates go on trial. First trial starts before the Seychelles dedicated court for piracy and maritime crime cases By: Rassin Vannier and Sharon Uranie (Seychelles News Agency) – […]

  • Ghana drops piracy charges

    Remaining Nigerians await trial. State drops charges against two Ghanaians The State has dropped charges against two Ghanaians who were arrested suspected to have aided eight Nigerian pirates. The state […]

  • Ghana pirate trial delayed again

    MT Mariam pirates await fate. Ghana AG Delays Trial of Suspected Nigerian Pirates By Kate DA Costa Accra — The Inability of the office of the Attorney-General to advise the […]

  • Nigerian pirates case adjourned

    Suspects held following MT Mariam hijacking. Nigerian pirates case adjourned The Adjabeng magistrate court in Accra yesterday once again adjourned hearing of the case involving the 10 pirates suspected to […]

  • 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 […]