February 16, 2011
by Brian Jackson
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday sentenced Somali pirate Abduwali Muse to 34 years in prison for the 2009 hijacking of the vessel Maersk Alabama. Muse had originally pleaded guilty in May to hijacking, kidnapping and taking hostages in the ...[read more]
May 19, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
A Somali man charged with piracy pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of hijacking, kidnapping, and hostage taking related to last April's attack on the US container ship Maersk Alabama. Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse was originally charged with five counts relating to the pirate attack on the Alabama, ...[read more]
April 22, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Alleged Somali pirate Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse, captured by US forces following an attempted attack on the container ship Maersk Alabama, was charged Tuesday and will be tried as an adult following a ruling by federal magistrate judge Andrew Peck of the US District Court for the Southern District ...[read more]
April 12, 2009
by Lucas Tanglen
A legal framework is needed to enforce existing international laws against piracy, Adm. Thad Allen, Commandant of the US Coast Guard, said in an interview on ABC's This Week Sunday morning. Allen said the latest acts of Somali piracy, in which American Capt. Richard P... ...[read more]

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