Piracy Slowly Returns to Somalia

 Source: The International Crisis Group published on 7 June 2024 an analysis titled “The Roots of Somalia’s Slow Piracy Resurgence” by Omar Mahmoud.

After a lapse of about five years, Somali piracy is again on the increase.  Since late 2023, the slow rise in piracy is due to a decrease in counter measures by shipowners and naval task forces and frustration in Somali fishing communities with overfishing by foreign trawlers