Piracy And The Implications Of ECHR Decisions

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Ongoing vigilance and international security efforts to address the threat of piracy are instrumental in the management of this ever present threat to the maritime industry. Another, important mechanism for addressing this threat is effective punishment of arrested pirates through state legal systems. This publication provides a brief summary of two recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, where Somali pirates were awarded compensation, which decisions have come under fire by international maritime organisations.


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