Tag: Prosecution

  • UN calls for tougher prosecution of pirates

    Acknowledging that international cooperation had helped bring about a sharp reduction in attacks at sea, the Security Council stressed the need for comprehensive action to eradicate piracy and condemned in […]

  • UN Calls

    India has called upon the international community to address the “serious” problem of hostage-taking by pirates, saying it is ready to work with UN Security Council members on a draft […]

  • Complex Mess

    Andrew J. Shapiro, the US assistant secretary for political and military affairs, agrees that African countries need more support, given the complexity of the challenge posed by piracy. “Prosecuting pirates […]


    PVI IS TO ASSIST EUNAVFOR IN THE PROSECUTION OF SUSPECTED PIRATES On the 5th April, A PVI security team prevented an attack on the ‘Pacific Opal’. During the exchange PVI […]

  • Pirates Transferred to Seychelles

    11 suspected pirates detained by the EUNAVFOR Spanish warship, ESPS CANARIAS on 28 March 2011 were today transferred to Seychellois legal authorities for possible prosecution. The suspected pirates were detained by […]

  • Island Pirates Captured

    A gang of 28 Somali pirates, apprehended close to the Lakshadweep Islands off south-west India, will be handed over to Mumbai police to be prosecuted under Indian law. Officials claim […]

  • Kenya: No More Pirate Prisoners

    Citing security concerns and a lack of promised international support, on 30 September Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs terminated the Memoranda of Understanding that outlined the prosecution of pirates in […]