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Piracy charges thrust Somali youth into spotlight

Email Picture New York — Abduhl Wali-i-Musi grew up destitute in Somalia, the oldest of 12 kids and the product of a violent, lawless nation where his parents scraped together a few dollars a day selling milk and tending to … read more »

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Somali Teenager In New York To Face Piracy Charge but who has the jurisdiction to try this boy?

Omar Jamal gave a good interview on Rick Sanchez. Also The guardian wrote: Muse’s father, Abdiqadir Muse, told Associated Press his son had been tricked by older pirates into going along with them. “He just went with them without knowing … read more »

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Federal judge in NYC says piracy suspect is adult

NEW YORK (AP) — The sole survivor of a pirate attack on an American cargo ship off the Somali coast was charged as an adult Tuesday with piracy after a prosecutor said he gave wildly varying ages for himself but … read more »

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Somali pirate suspect arrives in New York City

NEW YORK – The sole surviving Somali pirate from the hostage-taking of an American ship captain arrived in New York, smiling for a gaggle of cameras and reporters as federal agents led him into custody to face charges in the … read more »

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Mother of the lone Somali pirate held in US custody appeals to Obama to release her son

MALKHADIR M. MUHUMED, Associated Press Writer NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The mother of a captured Somali pirate accused of holding a U.S. captain hostage at sea for five days says he is only 16 years old and appealed Monday to … read more »

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