As Somali piracy falls, questions over what to do with captured pirates

AFP PHOTO / EU NAVFOR

Members of the EU NAVFOR flagship, the ESPS Patino, escorting suspected pirates to their ship.

As Somali piracy falls, questions over what to do with captured pirates


NAIROBI, 20 November 2013 (IRIN) - The UN Security Council on Monday voted to continue policing measures off the coast of Somalia that have seen a notable decrease in attacks by pirates, unanimously renewing authorizations for international action against the gunmen.

With resolution 2125 (2013), the Council stressed “the need for a comprehensive response to repress piracy and tackle its underlying causes by the international community”, while acknowledging that the primary responsibility to s...


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