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Somalia: General Killed in Mogadishu Car-Bomb Attack
World  (tags: Goobaanle, General Mohamed Roble Jimale, Somalia, Al-Shabab )

Nancy
- 76 days ago - aljazeera.com
The general was the commander of the army's Third Brigade. He had fought al-Shabab since 2007, leading troops who battled the fighters in several neighbourhoods of the capital until they were forced out in 2011.
The Plan   video
World  (tags: The Plan, General Wesley Clark, USA, Bush Administration, war, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia )

Dandelion
- 183 days ago - youtube.com
Explains that the Bush Administration planned to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Iran. USA is still on a war footing. It is with this lack of concern on the blood of our children and others is sickening.
Somalia: The World Is With You Ban the Cut
World  (tags: humanrights, Ban FGM, Somalia, petition to sign )

Rose
- 259 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Avaaz staff have just delivered our petition to Somalia's Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs -- let's keep signing and sharing this with everyone until the law is fully passed!
The Drone Papers
World  (tags: Drone Papers, The Intercept, secret documents, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, Obama drone wars )

Dandelion
- 416 days ago - theintercept.com
The Intercept has obtained a cache of secret documents detailing the inner workings of the U.S. militarys assassination program in Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia. Provided by a whistleblower offers an unprecedented glimpse into the Obama drone wars.
Observer Editorial: The Observer View on the Human Tragedy in the Mediterranean
World  (tags: migration, migrants, refugees, boat people, Mediterranean, EU, Europe, Chad, Darfur, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Somalia, Syria, Libya, Italy, Greece )

Evelyn
- 595 days ago - theguardian.com
Europe canâEUR(TM)t afford to sit back and do nothing when thousands of migrants are dying every week in search of a new life in Italy and Greece. Italian ships picked up about 11,000 migrants in the past week alone. Around 950 have drowned or been murdered
UN-Funded African Troops Raped Vulnerable Somalis, Says HRW
World  (tags: rape, pedophilia, UN troops, Somalia, Human Rights Watch, humanrights, violence )

Beatrice
- 818 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
- 825 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
- 1025 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
- 1088 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
- 1374 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
- 1381 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
- 1549 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
- 1766 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
- 1801 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
- 1867 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
 

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