Flying The Flag, Fleeing The State

Pirates aren’t the only problem on the high seas; shippers can be criminals too.

Life Inside Somaliland’s Pirate Prison

“We want money,” say the group of inmates with a smile. Somaliland’s highest security prison hasn’t dampened the hustling spirit of its [tag]pirate[/tag] prisoners. My government handler rolls his eyes. They do this a lot, he explains.

Somali Pirates Release Some Prisoners

More than $3 million in ransom was received by the hijackers, who continue to hold some Indian hostages in hopes of winning the release of pirates held by India.