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Somalia Jails Rape Victim And Journalists For Reporting Crime

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

A 19-year-old Somali woman was sentenced to a six-month jail term Monday for reporting her rape to a news outlet, and two journalists were also senten...

Go After the Rapists in Somalia, Not Their Victims

Zainab Hawa Bangura | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Zainab Hawa Bangura

Today the eyes of the world are upon Somalia. The Government of Somalia has expressed its commitment to fighting sexual violence in all its forms; now is the time to turn these pledges into action.

The US Role in Somalia's Calamity

Chris Albin-Lackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Albin-Lackey

US policy not only has displayed a callous disregard for the basic human rights of Somalis, but it has failed on its own terms, breeding the very extremism it sought to eliminate.

A Question For Those Who Care

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

Just as our silence discourages moderate Muslims, our furor encourages them to speak up. We may well find some allies among those of the thousand or so spectators to the stoning in Somalia who have already protested.

13-Year-Old Somali Rape Victim Stoned to Death in Front of 1000 Spectators

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Daou

I hope we can all work with the incoming administration to begin creating conditions in which we can banish this barbaric and malevolent behavior from our planet.

13-Year-Old Rape Victim Stoned To Death In Somalia For Adultery

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A 13-year-old girl who said she had been raped was stoned to death in Somalia after being accused of adultery by Islamic mi...