Keywords : The crime of maritime terrorism
The crime of maritime terrorism
Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences,
2017, Volume 6, Issue 23 part 2, Pages 269-304
The security of the seas and oceans in general, and the security of freedom of movement in particular, are among the tasks of the international community, which are united in their efforts to counter any violations in these parts of the globe. Despite the prevalence of terrorist crimes in general, The sea and ocean, called maritime terrorism, has its own specific characteristics in place in these areas, which is distinguished from other crimes in terms of the terrorist purpose it seeks to achieve, in addition to its own means of commission. These characteristics differentiate it from other crimes of maritime piracy and armed robbery on ships and hijackings The international efforts have dealt with their legislation in the agreements concluded that dealt with the crimes of terrorism, suppression and financing, in addition to maintaining the security of the marine waters and fixed platforms on the continental shelf. In addition, Domestic legislation dealt with remedies to these crimes.