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UNODC Chief commends Seychelles’ contribution to anti-piracy effort

UNODC Chief commends Seychelles’ contribution to anti-piracy effort

Seychelles President James Michel met with the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Mr. Yuri Fedotov, at State House this morning. The meeting was attended by the Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Mr. … November 16, 2012
Somali piracy fades under US-led campaign

Somali piracy fades under US-led campaign

An international campaign led by the United States is having a huge impact on reducing Somali piracy. WASHINGTON DC - An international campaign led by the United States has brought about a precipitous drop in Somali pirate attacks. Assistant Secretary … November 6, 2012
Two former hostages return to Seychelles

Two former hostages return to Seychelles

The two Seychellois former hostages, Rolly Tambara and Marc Songoire, have arrived safely in Seychelles and were greeted by Seychelles President James Michel; Vice-President Danny Faure; Designated Minister and Minister for Social Affairs, Community Development … November 6, 2012
Chandler pirate kidnapping: Seychelles states the facts

Chandler pirate kidnapping: Seychelles states the facts

Following the story on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News website on September 5, 2011, regarding the Chandlers' piracy hostage incident, the Seychelles High Level Committee on Piracy would like to clarify that contrary to what the Chandlers … September 7, 2011
Seychelles to prosecute Danish caught pirates

Seychelles to prosecute Danish caught pirates

The Seychelles government has finalized an agreement with Danish authorities on the transfer of suspected pirates detained at sea for trial in Seychelles. This new agreement follows on from the recently-signed memorandum of understanding agreements … May 26, 2011
Seychelles Coast Guard rescues 4 Seychellois from hands of pirates

Seychelles Coast Guard rescues 4 Seychellois from hands of pirates

The Seychelles Coast Guard rescued four Seychellois fishermen on the fishing vessel "Gloria" this morning, that had been captured by Somali pirates yesterday. Frank Orphe, Bernard Reginald, Beatty Soufe, and Angelin Dorizo are on their way back to … April 20, 2011
Seychelles finalizes agreements on transfer of pirates to Puntland and Somaliland

Seychelles finalizes agreements on transfer of pirates to Puntland and Somaliland

The Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs Mr. Joel Morgan, who currently is leading a Seychelles delegation to the high-level conference on piracy, "Global Challenge, Regional Responses: Forging a common approach to maritime piracy," in Dubai, UAE, has … April 19, 2011
Suspected Somali pirates transferred from Seychelles to Netherlands for prosecution

Suspected Somali pirates transferred from Seychelles to Netherlands for prosecution

The government of the Republic of Seychelles yesterday facilitated the transfer of 9 suspected pirates to the Netherlands where they will face trial for acts of piracy committed in the Indian Ocean. The 9 pirates were arrested by the Royal Netherlands … April 18, 2011
Seychelles Supreme Court gives 10-year jail term to Somali pirates

Seychelles Supreme Court gives 10-year jail term to Somali pirates

The Seychelles Supreme Court today convicted and sentenced 11 accused Somali pirates. Eight accused were convicted for the offense of committing an act of piracy, and 3 others for aiding and abetting an act of piracy. There are 29 other suspected and … July 26, 2010



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