They are believed to be safe and are occasionally allowed to phone home .
Swedish navy heads off hijacking near Somalia
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/africa/news/article_1479495.php/Swedish_navy_heads_off_hijacking_near_Somalia_ Somali pirate fears good times maybe finished
The Somalia Piracy Update
http://www.shipping.nato.int/,Very unusual visitor for Barack Obama. Maybe the new US ambassador to Somalia?http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/05/22/05.22.09.pirate.jpg