You Been Lied To: 7 Things You May Not Know About Somali ‘Pirates’

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(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

The fact is, Somali ‘pirates’ are ordinary Somalian fishermen who at first took speedboats to try to dissuade European vessels from illegally fishing and dumping into their waters. With the absence of the government’s navy, the fishermen joined together and formed the National Volunteer Coast Guard of Somalia.


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