Comments for: Militia in Somalia bars food aid, human rights group says

Posted Aug. 15, 2011, at 8:46 p.m.

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — As Somalia’s drought and famine worsened in recent months, the al-Shabab militia in the south seized families’ crops and stock and imposed taxes that made it almost impossible to survive, according to a report released Monday by Human Rights Watch. It banned international humanitarian agencies as …

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