A look at the 17 nations holding Somali pirates

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Posted: Mar 15, 2011 12:57 PM
A look at the 17 nations holding Somali pirates

A look at the 17 nations prosecuting more than 850 pirates captured off East Africa. The overwhelming number of pirate suspects are Somali.

Puntland _ 280

Yemen _ 120

Kenya _ 119

Somaliland _ 88

Seychelles _ 47

Malaysia _ 34

U.S. _ 25 (more are held at sea)

France _ 15

Madagascar _ 12

Oman _ 12

Germany _ 10

Netherlands _ 10

South Korea _ 5

Spain _ 2

Tanzania _ 1

Belgium _ 1

India _ 104 (at least)

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Source: Alan Cole, the head of the U.N.'s anti-piracy program.