31 Mar '17, 5pm

Spanish Supreme Court risks opening the high seas to crime and impunity

Spanish Supreme Court agreed this week to consider Oceana’s appeal requesting the nullification of their ruling in favor of Vidal Armadores. As the Spanish newspaper El Confidencial unveiled, the Supreme Court decided in December to file the case against Vidal Armadores, who were prosecuted in Spanish National Court for almost a decade of pirate fishing of valuable Patagonian toothfish in Antarctic waters. Vidal Armadores - the company, and the individuals behind it - were charged with environmental crime, money laundering, forged documentation and organized crime. To add insult to injury, the Supreme Court decision was not limited to ignoring fisheries crimes. The decision may in fact apply to all crimes conducted by Spanish nationals in the high seas, with limited exceptions such as terrorism, or drug trafficking. Furthermore, according to one of the Supreme Court judges...

Full article: http://oceana.org/press-center/press-releases/spanish-sup...

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