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Somali Piracy Diminishes, but Networks Remain a Threati
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May 01, 2013 7:00 PM
On June 3, the United States begins a capital murder trial against three alleged Somali pirates -- accused of killing four Americans at sea. If convicted, the defendants could be sentenced to death. While more pirates are being convicted in courts around the world, the kingpins who profit most from the crime continue their work with impunity. VOA’s Mary Alice Salinas has more.

Somali Piracy Diminishes, but Networks Remain a Threat

Published May 01, 2013

On June 3, the United States begins a capital murder trial against three alleged Somali pirates -- accused of killing four Americans at sea. If convicted, the defendants could be sentenced to death. While more pirates are being convicted in courts around the world, the kingpins who profit most from the crime continue their work with impunity. VOA’s Mary Alice Salinas has more.


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