Six Somali men accused of hijacking a sailboat in 2008 and holding the husband-and-wife crew in the hope of a multimillion-dollar ransom went on trial Tuesday in Paris. The trial is the first in France to judge alleged pirates, who have made a business of capturing foreign vessels around the Gulf of Aden and elsewhere.
6 Somalis Charged With Piracy Go on Trial in France
The Associated Press
November 17, 2011