Terrorism harbors at sea : Snapshot of Maritime Terrorism

Sakshar Law AssociatesSakshi Shairwal and Anam Khan


Modern terrorism dates back to the French revolution and has been evolving since then. Among many reasons and sources that aid terrorism, the most common ones are clashes between different cultures, religion and international conflicts. Gone are the days when terrorism was limited to land. Now the scope has shifted to the waters too. Unfortunately, there is no authoritative definition of maritime terrorism. However, what is commonly understood of the term ‘terrorism’ is one among several forms of armed rebellion with systematic use of violence to achieve some higher cause. With the prefix, ‘maritime’ added to it the limit of such armed rebels is restricted to the waters. Although maritime terrorism has not been a serious threat one cannot discount from the rather widespread fears that there is something worse may come.

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Source: lexology.com

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