Pirates Reportedly Pumping Refugee Stomachs for Profit in Somalia

September 21, 2011

September 21, 2011

MOGADISHU – Pirates active in the East Africa region have been reportedly pumping food out of the stomachs of starving famine victims and then selling the product at local markets.  Famine victims are routinely given food by aid distributors in refugee camps, and journalists from the west will often even photograph the famine victims eating the food, before the pirates come and steal it directly from the stomachs of famine victims.

Over a million deaths are expected to occur, a majority being children.

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