16 April 2009

Analysis: Pirate marked for NYC trial

The surviving Somali pirate captured by the US Navy in the Maersk Alabama incident will stand trial in a civilian, non-maritime US federal court in Manhattan. He was named as Abduhl Wal-i-Musi by AP. (ABC, 04/16/09)

BBC renders his name as "Abdul Wali Muse." "There is some confusion about his age, however, and whether he can be tried as an adult in the US." (BBC, 04/17/09)