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Somalia Piracy

P.S. Don't Forget About Somalia

Thymaya Payne | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Thymaya Payne

Yusef is part of an entire generation of Somalis lost in a world that has forgotten them. I started my film trying to tell the story of the pirates, which continue to this day, but soon realized the real story was of the pain of the Somali people.

Somalia's Best Bet?

The Huffington Post | Clare Richardson | Posted 09.29.2012 | World

After 21 years of civil war and a 2011 drought that triggered what was called the "worst humanitarian disaster in the world" at the time, Somalia at l...

Somali Pirates Free Fishers After Nearly 19 Months

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's foreign ministry says a Taiwanese fishing vessel and its 26-member crew were freed after being held by Somali pirates for a...

Pirates Attack Italian Ship

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

ROME — State TV in Italy says pirates have attacked an Italian cargo ship carrying 23 crew members in waters off Somalia. The ship's owner, D'A...

"The Golden Age of Piracy" or Long John Silver in a Tank

Richard Spilman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Spilman

I do understand why folks have always had a fascination with pirates but my problem with Disney and other mass marketers is that they have attempted to make pirates cute and cuddly.