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The Sy Choizil hostages are free

(B2) The two sailors from the yacht Choizil are free: the South African Debbie Calitz and the Italian Bruno Pelizzari were kidnapped on October 26, 2010, by Somali pirates while they were on board the boat “Sy Choizil” off the coast of Tanzania. The ransom requested by the pirates, initially $10 million, dropped to $500.000 in 2011 according to South African media. A third man was able to escape his captors and be recovered by a French frigate participating in the European anti-piracy operation. Read : The South African skipper safe and sound. Tale of a hectic weekend

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Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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