The media usually covers piracy relating to loss of revenue to shipping companies, staggering ransom amounts, western tourists and aid workers held by pirates on land, cost of insurance and security, and so on. The human cost – to seafarers,… Read More ›
Is the driving force behind U.S., Iran and China’s combating piracy the desire to stake a claim on Somalia’s oil….? U.S., Iran and China target pirate financiers and Kingpins « Communis Hostis Omnium.
Pirate attack foiled on US ship in Gulf of Oman | Fox News.
SAARPSCO ANTI-PIRACY CONFERENCE (Brussels) Professor Muhyadin Ali Yusef, Chairman, Anti-piracy Task Force, Mogadishu, Somalia
I gave what I’m told was a great presentation about Somali piracy and “ruthless tactics of tourist kidnaps” at this anti-piracy conference held this time in Brussels. Hope to share with the experts what happened to our community, how will… Read More ›
Somali Pirates Ransom British Hostage Judith Tebbutt Mar 21, 2012 3:44 PM EDT Margot Kiser reports from Nairobi on the successful ransom of British citizen Judith Tebbutt. Print Email Comments (5) On Tuesday afternoon, in the small inland Somali town… Read More ›
A second foray to Eastleigh last week brought unexpected delight. Enjoyed good-natured banter between those who seem strangers spanning tribes and cultures. Curiously, its crazy car-honkin’ vibe reminded me of NYC. Nothing like the rest of Nairobi that seems endlessly… Read More ›
Somalis arrested in Lamu Nov 25, 2011 (photo; Abdullah Bargash) November 25, 2011 (LAMU, KENYA) Lamu police announced Friday that they had arrested five unarmed Somalis on Manda island. The Somalis are now being held in Lamu jail. Police and… Read More ›
Pirates In Paradise Oct 17, 2011 1:00 AM EDT Somalia’s deadly chaos is spreading across the border into Kenya, where dry land is no longer a refuge from the hostage takers who infest the failed state to the north. David… Read More ›