Recounting 977 Days Held Hostage by Somali Pirates
Michael Scott Moore, an American journalist, ventured to Somalia in 2012 to report on a gang of pirates. Two years prior, the group he was reporting on was jailed for attempting to hijack a ship—and had been at the center of the world’s first pirate-related trial in more than four centuries. Ten days after arriving in Somalia, Moore was kidnapped. He told The Guardian the story of his abduction, detention, and eventual release. Read it here.
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