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    Meet the pirates - Abdulrashid Ahmed Geography - 15 June 09

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    Abdulrashid Ahmed, nicknamed Juqraafi or "geography", is a well-known figure among Somalia's pirates and was involved in the hijacking of a Greek ship in February.

    He has been accused of helping to fund current acts of piracy and he explains that "those who have been paid [their] ransom sponsor the other [pirates]".