Subscribe Register Login

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 7:14 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

U.N. document links Britons to Somalia kidnapping, report says

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 26, 2013 at 1:37 p.m.

The Times of London said a secret section of a United Nations report has linked British citizens with Somali piracy.

The newspaper said that a 2012 report drawn up by the UN’s Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea carried a secret annex naming a British businessman of Somali origin as one of the key organizers of a pirate kidnapping in 2009.

The Times quotes the annex as saying that the businessman is responsible for “co-organizing hijackings and abductions” and was directly involved in the abduction of Paul and Rachel Chandler, a British couple held captive for 13 months before a ransom was paid in 2010.

Efforts to reach some of the report’s authors weren’t immediately successful Saturday.

No contact information for the businessman could immediately be located.

Comments on: U.N. document links Britons to Somalia kidnapping, report says

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Parts manager

    parts manager Trailer leasing company needs well organized i...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Dietary assistant

    dietary assistantlocal retirement center seeking dependable ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Substitute teacher

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is seeking qualified app...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Sw

    memorial hospital Stilwell, OK We have recently added more P...
    STILWELL, Ok

  • Life skill tech

    Saturday & Sunday 6a-6:30p. Direct care. Experience in long ...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 1149 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online