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Seychelles locking up convicted pirates
Indian Ocean nation shows willingness to prosecute and jail bandits on the high seas.
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2012 09:53

Government officials at an international conference on piracy in Dubai say there must be a regional response to the problem.

One tiny nation is among a handful of countries to prosecute and imprison pirates.

Nazanine Moshiri reports from Mahe Island in the Seychelles.

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