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You Been Lied To: 7 Things You May Not Know About Somali ‘Pirates’

 (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

Somali ‘pirates’ are actually defending Somali waters from foreign invaders

In 1991, the government of Somalia collapsed. It’s nine million people who have been battling widespread starvation ever since. America¬†and other European nations saw this as a great opportunity to rob the country of its food supply and dump their nuclear waste in Somalia’s now unprotected seas.

According to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, approximately 12 miles into the ocean from the coast is sovereign territory of the state.

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