Friday, June 26, 2009

Somalia declares state of emergency after intense fighting

June 25, 2009
Why isn't this being talked about as much as the election in Iran???????
Somalia Declares State of Emergency After Intense Fighting

In Somalia, thousands have fled the capital of Mogadishu as government forces continue to fight opposition Islamist fighters. Fierce street fighting over the past month has claimed hundreds of lives. Just last week, bombs killed two lawmakers, the countrys security minister, the police commander of Mogadishu and nearly two dozen civilians. We speak to Somali American writer and human rights activist Sadia Ali Aden.


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