Pirates, coastguards and warships at the Horn of Africa

Why were ten Somali recently on trial for ’piracy’ in Germany?

Ten Somali were recently on trial for 'piracy' in Germany. Why did Europe's richest nation try people from one of the poorest countries? Why are almost 1000 Somali people being tried in different countries around the world? What is happening in the Indian Ocean?

Who are the real pirates? Observations of the trial in Germany and an overview of the campaigns around the Horn of Africa.

Venue: 19 Tory Street, Wellington

See also:

http://reclaim-the-seas.blogspot.co.nz/
http://possessionofthesea.blogspot.co.nz/

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