UN “Law of the Seas” Convention – designed to protect the offenders (Western countries usually) than countries with jurisdiction (poor countries)

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Apparently, one of the motives behind the UNCLOS (” Law of the Seas”) was to take the right to prosecute away from the country with the jurisdiction to the country whose ship caused the offense – benefitting Western countries who are the offenders usually

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