If someone is killed on a swiss cruise ship in international waters and the person who was killed was from?

by admin on January 27, 2012

Question by John D: If someone is killed on a swiss cruise ship in international waters and the person who was killed was from?
US and the person who killed them was from China/North Korea or well any country that dislikes the US but has a good size military. Where will the person be tried? The point of the question is to find out what would happen to the person who broke the law and if two countries that are not on good terms who would try this person. You would assume that a person going to be tried in a country that dislikes americans may have a lighter sentence but if they came to the US they may have a more lengthy sentence. The swiss boat was set in there because the Swiss usually wouldnt get involved in this. So what do you think would happen? Would it involve the military in anyway? If either of these people were in the military would it change how this was tried? There is alot of what if in this question to make this happen but it could.

Im not worried about spelling or grammer mistakes just answer the ?
O and yes landlock countries do actually own cruise ships. They do not have to have ports for them to be owned by a country. This questions does not state they left from a Swiss port.
So if the country the ship next docks at is Anti America then the person who killed an american could maybe get an easier sentence?
No im not planning anything I was just asking that because we have tension between many countries and was wondering if tension could lead to problems from the military or economic

Best answer:

Answer by Crow T. Robot
Do me a favor….Look up the Achille Lauro hijacking and the murder of Leon Klinghoffer. The Achille Lauro was an Italian liner, Leon Klinghoffer was an American citizen, and he was murdered by Muslim extremists.

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