Specific policies operate every pirate ship. However, all pirates observed some universal rules. Why did people fear the pirates? What were these policies like? These policies were like nothing we know today. There was no such thing as human rights, especially if the enemy ship dared to resist. Primarily, the pirates were interested in looting […]
Growing up, we all probably heard of pirates. Be it in fairytale stories like Peter Pan or other children’s books. You’ve probably also learned a few things from watching movies like Pirates of the Caribbean. From what is known about them, Pirates were aggressive and vicious people, known to steal and kill among other things.
When you think of the word pirates, what comes to mind? Probably eye-patches, hooks, large ships, and a speaking parrot. A lot of what most of us know about pirates are informed by pop culture movies like the Pirates of the Caribbean, and fairytale stories like Peter Pan. But Pirates were more than just mindless
The Malacca Strait is a vital communication line that connects the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. It is jointly governed by Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. One thirds of the global transport of crude oil and nearly a quarter of global trade go through this strait, which is only 37km wide at its narrowest point. But
Despite it being an island, piracy in Australia was not defined in the same way as other nations. Defined as an ugly and shocking crime committed at sea, piracy was not a norm in the land down under. However, that is not to say that there were no exciting events that happened on the Australian