[JURIST] A suspected Somali pirate leader appeared [DOJ press release] for a detention hearing in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] on Wednesday after his March 8 indictment was unsealed. In his announcement, US Attorney Neil MacBride wrote, "[t]oday marks the first time that the U.S. government has captured and charged an alleged pirate in a leadership rolea hostage negotiator who operated in Somalia." Mohammad Saaili Shibin, 50, was reportedly captured by the FBI…

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