Why Kenya broke deal on piracy trials

Somali pirates are arraigned in the law courts of Kenya's coastal town of Mombasa, November 18, 2008. Kenya entered into MoUs with six Western powers last year namely the EU, USA, Canada, UK, China and Denmark. All these have now been terminated. Photo/FILE

Kenya terminated agreements committing itself to try captured Somali pirates to force the international community to get more involved, it has now emerged.

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