Tag: prison

  • AdvanFort guards court date

    Trial date for armed guards looms. Court case hope for jailed marine guards Mike Wade Relatives and friends of six British security guards imprisoned by the authorities in India hope […]

  • Acquitted Somalis head home

    Men won their appeal in December 2016. Seychelles repatriates five Somali nationals acquitted for piracy offences By: Betymie Bonnelame (Seychelles News Agency) – Five Somali nationals were repatriated Monday after […]

  • Pirates freed in Yemen prison attack

    Prison attack frees pirates. Somalia: Convicted pirates freed in Yemen prison attack reach Puntland Convicted Somali pirates who were freed in Al Qaeda attack on a prison in the Yemeni […]

  • Longer Sentences for Pirates

    Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday lengthened by five years the sentences of six Somalis jailed for attempting to hijack a Spanish navy vessel that was taking part in EU anti-piracy […]

  • New Prison

    A United Nations financed prison for Somali pirates has been opened in Somaliland’s capital Hargeisa. The facility, built to counter the flood of new arrivals overwhelming jails elsewhere in the […]

  • Twenty Years Jail for 11 Pirates

    All eleven pirates that were apprehended by EU Naval Force warship FS Nivose in May 2009 and transferred to Kenyan authorities in May 2009 were found guilty on 19 April […]

  • Denmark’s Counter-piracy Strategy

    Strategy for the Danish counter-piracy effort The absence of an effective central administration and the collapse of law and order in Somalia, combined with great poverty, have led to a […]

  • Prison Problems

    With a total of 820 Somali pirates behind bars in 16 different countries an international anti-piracy meeting has been assessing new arrangements on the handling of captured pirates. The international working group’s “mandate […]