At the Mercy of Somali Pirates Hansa Stavanger Crew Describe Hostage Ordeal

Somali pirates released the German freighter Hansa Stavanger last week after a four-month hostage crisis marked by gunfire, drugs and an unpredictable pirate commander. Now crew members have described their ordeal in the hands of the khat-addled pirates.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan