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Pirates now prefer human hostages over ships and cargo

12 mins | Jan 10, 2020
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One sailor's story of survival in the waters of West Africa. For the world's pirates, human hostages are big business, with violent crews attacking cargo ships and holding their crews to ransom. Here, Olivia Konotey-Ahulu writing in Bloomberg Businessweek shares one sailor’s story of endurance and survival.
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