Sunday, April 08, 2012

Somali piracy

When enemy combatants are captured during a war, they are imprisoned without trial until peace returns. Would it be possible for the UN to develop a n analogous legal regime under which Somali (or other) pirates captured under arms could be similarly held without trial in a designated territory until the piracy operations are declared at an end, or for ten years, whichever is the less? See

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