Somalia: Six Alleged Pirates On Trial in Paris


The trial of six Somalis, charged with taking 30 crew members of the luxury vessel Le Ponant hostage in the pirate-infested waters of the Gulf of Aden in 2008, has begun in Paris.
  • Somalia:  Alleged Pirates Face Trial in Paris

    Radio France Internationale, 22 May 2012

    The trial has opened in Paris of six Somalis charged with taking the 30 crew of luxury sailing ship Le Ponant hostage in the pirate-infested waters of the Gulf of Aden in 2008. read more »

Photo: EUNAVFOR

Suspected Somali pirates are apprehended by a patrol of the European Union Naval Force Somalia. (file photo)