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Pirate Hostages

OUCH: Groups Makes Major Faux Pas With Ex-Somali Pirate Hostage

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.02.2013 | Weird News

What does a person who was held hostage by Somali pirates not want to be confronted with again? We're guessing a room full of pirates would be pretty ...

Pirate Hostage Deaths Likely Caused By Danish Soldier

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Military prosecutors say a Danish soldier "very likely" caused the death of two hostages while stopping a pirate vessel off Som...

Hostages Killed In Rescue Attempt

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Navy says two hostages have been killed in an anti-piracy operation off Somalia. The navy says a...

Danish Navy Frees Hostages From Suspected Pirate Mothership

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- The Danish navy says it has captured a suspect pirate mothership off the Horn of Africa and rescued 14 people who were being he...

Interview With A Pirate: When To Negotiate, Kill Hostages

Wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For his story on the economics of Somali piracy, WIRED contributing editor Scott Carney spoke to one of the ocean-going hijackers. They talked about h...

French Hostage Killed By Somali Pirates In Rescue Operation

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

French forces have freed a yacht captured by pirates off Somalia last weekend in an operation that left one hostage and two of the pirates dead, accor...