Picture Of Map Of Areas Under Threat By Somali Pirates

Picture Of Map Of Areas Under Threat By Somali Pirates

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The extent of Somali pirate attacks on shipping vessels between 2005 and 2010.

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Modern Piracy

Facts about modern sea-criminals who are often called "pirates".

Somali Pirates

Throughout the history times of war and poverty always had big effect on the creation of pirate activity. This effect can even today be observed of the coast of Somalia, where instable governments, civil wars and widespread poverty and crime created the need for massive pirate fleets that endanger the lives of thousands each year.

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Female Pirates

Piracy was almost always a lifestyle choice that men partake in, but during the history of piracy and Age of Sail naval combat, several women managed to become part of that society. Learn more about female pirate here.

Female Pirates

Piracy was almost always a lifestyle choice that men partake in, but during the history of piracy and Age of Sail naval combat, several women managed to become part of that society. Learn more about female pirate here.