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Yemen calls for piracy collaboration

Yemen calls for collaborating regional, int’l efforts to eradicate marine piracy Yemen has called for concentrating efforts at the regional and international levels in order to eradicate marine piracy which endangers ...
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Somali gov’t receive UNCLOS training

UN holds seminar to increase awareness. Somali Parliamentarians receive training on the laws of the sea The United Nations Somalia Mission (UNSOM) facilitated the first-ever awareness raising seminar for Somali lawmakers to ...
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Bangladesh call for piracy help

Call made at Dubai anti-piracy conference. Bangladesh FM calls for international help to stop sea piracy Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali was speaking at a high level international conference on public-private counter piracy ...
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Human Rights Supporters Rally to Protect Seafarers

Human Rights at Sea gains traction.  Human Rights Supporters Rally to Protect Seafarers The Human Rights at Sea international maritime initiative led by English barrister David Hammond is gaining momentum as partner ...
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Kingpins need to be put behind bars

Anger that pirate leader Garfanje was released by authorities. Kingpins ‘need to be put behind bars’ DUBAI // A US prosecutor said the arrest and prosecution of pirate kingpins in Somalia would ...
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Pirates release seven Indian hostages

Crew from MT Asphalt Venture finally released Pirates release seven Indian hostages Somali media is reporting that seven Indian hostages, the remaining crew from the MT Asphalt Venture, hijacked in 2010. According ...
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IMB notes concern over SE Asia

Reporting body notes overall drop in piracy but concern remains over attacks in Southeast Asia.  IMB notes concern over small tanker attacks in SE Asia London, 29 October 2014 – While pirate ...
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Contact Group on Piracy off Somalia Meets

Meeting coincides with Dubai anti-piracy event. Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia Meets in Dubai The United States joined over 80 countries, international organizations, and companies in Dubai on ...
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Anti-piracy group sets up family fund

Fund will assist those affected by piracy. Anti-piracy group sets target for family fund Ramola Talwar Badam DUBAI // A piracy survivor family fund to provide social, medical and psychological assistance to freed ...
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Pirate Ransom Negotiations

Study examines hostage negotiation and ransom payments to pirates.  Pirate Ransom Negotiations: Resolving the Paradoxes of Extortionate Transactions with Somali Pirates William A. Donohue (Michigan State University), Franziska Pugh (Michigan State University), ...

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