Somali Pirates Free 26 Asian Sailors After 4 Years In Captivity - Huffington Post

Pictured here, pirates head toward the Somali shore in 2008. Somali pirates recently released 26 Asian sailors held since 2012. MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four ...and more »

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on Rescue of Chinese Crew on Board "NAHAM 3" Hijacked ... - MFA China

Q: It is learnt that the Chinese crew on board "NAHAM 3", a fishing boat hijacked by Somali pirates, were rescued. Please give us more details. A: In March, 2012, the Omani-flagged Taiwan fishing boat was hijacked by Somali pirates. 29 crew members ...and more »

WATCH | Somali pirates free 26 fishermen, including Pinoy crew, held for nearly five years - InterAksyon

The release of the Naham 3 crew represents the end of captivity for the last remaining seafarers taken hostage during the height of Somali piracy. Photograph from Oceans Beyond Piracy. Tweet · The online news portal of TV5. NAIROBI ...and more »

26 Asian Sailors Released After Ransom, Somali Pirate Says - New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Somali pirate said Saturday that 26 Asian sailors held hostage for more than four years had been freed after a ransom was paid, and international mediators said the release “represents the end of captivity for the last remaining ...and more »

'We had to eat rats,' say sailors held by Somali pirates for four years - The Guardian

The sailors, from Vietnam, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia, China and the Philippines, smile as they arrive at Nairobi airport. Photograph: STR/AP. Somalia. 'We had to eat rats,' say sailors held by Somali pirates for four years. Freed crew of trawler ...and more »

Somali pirates' hostages 'ate rats' to survive - BBC News

A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has told the BBC. Filipino sailor Arnel Balbero said they were also only given small amounts of water and felt like "the ...and more »

Somali Pirates Release 26 Foreign Crew Held for Nearly Five Years - Voice of America

Somali pirates Saturday released 26 sailors who were captured during a ship hijacking nearly five years ago, bringing to an end one of the longest-running hostage taking cases in the country, officials said. Sources close to the pirates told a VOA ...and more »

Freed Sailors Recount Years of Torture at the Hands of Somali Pirates - New York Times

Freed crew members from the Naham 3 arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday. They had been held captive by Somali pirates for four and a half years. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. NAIROBI, Kenya — The crew of the Naham 3, a longline ...and more »

Emotional return for 'forgotten' pirate hostages - BBC News

A group of hostages held by Somali pirates for nearly five years has arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The 26 men were received by diplomats from their respective embassies, and will now return home to China, the Philippines, Vietnam and other ...and more »

Hostages held by Somali pirates for 5 years ate rats to survive - The Times of Israel

One of the hostages held by Somali pirates reacts as he arrives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on October 23, 2016, after being freed with other hostages. (AFP). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics.and more »