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UN-Funded African Troops Raped Vulnerable Somalis, Says HRW
World  (tags: rape, pedophilia, UN troops, Somalia, Human Rights Watch, humanrights, violence )

Beatrice
- 43 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Internationally-funded African Union troops in war-torn and impoverished Somalia have raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch said in a damning report on Monday.
US Air Strike in Somalia Targeting Shebab Leader: Government
World  (tags: violence, war, Somalia, government, air strike, Shebeb )

Nancy
- 50 days ago - news.msn.com
Abu-Zubayr is the often used name for Shebab supreme commander Ahmed Abdi Godane, listed by the US State Department as one of the world's eight top terror fugitives.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 251 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
Somalia: Don't Criminalize Reporting of Rapes
World  (tags: humanrights, world, violence, RAPE, ACTION, Somalia )

Rose
- 313 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Goal: Stop the imprisonment of rape survivors and the journalists who report their stories in Somalia Rape is a touchy subject all over the world, and rape victims are unfortunately often subject to suspicion,
Somalia: No Authority to Rape ACTION
World  (tags: rape, violence, world, women, family, Somalia, protection, humanrights )

Nancy
- 600 days ago - avaaz.org
Rape is horrific, but to be raped when the only authorities you can turn to for justice are your rapists -- it's the most crushing powerlessness. But together I think we can bring her hope.
Please Sign!! Somalia: No Authority to Rape
World  (tags: rape, somalia, government soldiers, authority, violence, women, crime )

Tamara
- 607 days ago - avaaz.org
My name is Laila and I'm a journalist. I recently wrote a story about a young woman brutally gang-raped by government soldiers in Somalia, hoping that her bravery in telling such a painful story would bring attention to the awful rape problem there. Inst
In Somalia, Battle Looms for Militants' Last Major Stronghold
World  (tags: world, politics, africa, news, violence, war, Somalia )

Cal
- 774 days ago - csmonitor.com
Air and sea attacks around the key Somali port city of Kismayo this week point to a long-awaited offensive by the African Union Mission in Somalia against seasoned Al Shabab fighters.
Somali Famine Over But 2.3 Million Still At Risk
World  (tags: Somalia, famine, hunger, people, children, africa, conflict, HumanRights, news, society, world )

Lindsey
- 992 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
NAIROBI, Kenya -- The United Nations said Friday that conditions in Somalia have improved enough to downgrade the country's famine, but the world body's Food and Agricultural Organization warned that continued assistance is needed to stop the region..
SOMALIA: Rebuilding Among the Rubble
World  (tags: world, politics, africa, news, Somalia, Refugees&Relief, society )

Cal
- 1027 days ago - ipsnews.net
With vehicles and donkey carts packed with their belongings, Somalis are returning, four years after they fled, to their partially standing, bullet-scarred and mortar-shelled neighbourhoods in former Al-Shabaab controlled areas of Mogadishu.
RELIEF: 'There Is No Reason for Somalis to Starve'
World  (tags: world, politics, news, africa, Somalia, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 1092 days ago - spiegel.de
A Somali politician living in Berlin has a simple plan for his country: He wants German construction aid to build a small harbor complex in Somalia's Galmudug region that he says could help stimulate the local economy and lift people out of poverty
ACTION ALERT: Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Help Stop the Starvation! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: somalia, humans, rights, famine, clean water, africa, protection )

Simone
- 1139 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On July 20th, The UN formally declared a famine in parts of Somalia--for the first time in nearly 20 years. It's a frightening term, but the reality is even worse: More than 12 million people are desperately in need of food, clean water.
Child Dies Every Six Minutes in Somalia Famine   video
World  (tags: Somalia, Famine, Children, Donation, Petition )

Elias
- 1155 days ago - youtube.com
A child is dying from starvation every six minutes in drought-hit Somalia, shocked aid workers revealed recently. It means that around 250 malnourished youngsters under five die each day. Any petition or donation link is highly appreciated.
TAKE ACTION NOW!! Stop Somalia's Tragedy
World  (tags: world, Somalia, famine, activism, hunger, death, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', unitednations, UnitedNations, politics, news, society, freedoms, conflict )

Cal
- 1169 days ago - avaaz.org
Right now, more than 2000 people are dying every day in Somalia, in a famine that threatens to starve eleven million people to death--The UN Security Council is meeting in a few days -- let's demand that they take immediate action to support key Arab nati
STOP SOMALIA'S TRAGEDY ACTION
World  (tags: Somalia, famine, UnitedNations )

Nancy
- 1174 days ago - avaaz.org
We cannot let the politics of the war on terror claim any more innocent lives. It's time for the international community and Al-Shabaab to come to an agreement to immediately get food to the suffering Somali people. The UN Security Council is meeting in
Somalia: 'Urgent' Access to Drought Communities Needed
World  (tags: world, politics, drought, Somalia, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, death, society, government )

Cal
- 1372 days ago - allafrica.com
With drought worsening across Somalia, officials in the south and central parts of the country - largely controlled by Islamist opposition groups - have appealed for access to communities that have reported deaths of people and livestock.
 

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