AFP | June 21, 2011
At least six people were killed Tuesday when a minibus carrying civilians struck a roadside bomb in the Somali capital, witnesses said.
Posted in AMISOM, Civilian Casualties, Horn of Africa, Peacekeepers, Somalia, Targeted Death, tagged African Union, African Union peacekeepers, Amisom, Civilian Casualties, civilian deaths, east africa, government troops, horn of Africa, Islamist Rebels, roadside bomb, Somalia on June 21, 2011 |
Posted in Civilian Casualties, Government, Horn of Africa, Insurgents, Peacekeepers, Shelling, Somalia, tagged African Union, African Union peacekeepers, Al Shabab, civilian casualities, civilians, east africa, horn of Africa, Insurgents, Somali forces, Somalia on June 2, 2011 |
Posted in Africa, Body Count, Civilian Casualties, Horn of Africa, Insurgents, Mortars, Peacekeepers, Somalia, tagged African Union peacekeepers, Civilian Casualties, Islamist militants, Mogadishu, shelling, Somalia on July 22, 2010 |
Posted in Body Count, Civilian Casualties, Horn of Africa, Insurgents, Mortars, Peacekeepers, Somalia, United Nations, tagged African Union peacekeepers, Mogadishu, mortar, school, Somalia, Uganda on July 19, 2010 |
19 July 2010 Last updated at 07:25 ET
By Mohamed Olad Hassan BBC News, Mogadishu
Al-Shabab has been fighting government and African troops
Ten children were injured when a shell struck a Koranic school in Mogadishu, during fresh fighting between Somali troops and al-Shabab Islamist rebels.
Posted in Uncategorized, tagged African Union peacekeepers, Al-Shaabab, Civilian Casualties, civilian deaths, civilians wounded, Government, innocent civilians, innocent victims, Islamist militants, Mogadishu, Somalia, war victims on April 21, 2010 |
SOURCE: Afrol News
April 19, 2010
The Islamist armed group al-Shabaab is subjecting inhabitants of the large tracts it controls in southern Somalia to “killings, cruel punishments, and repressive social control,” according to new documentation. Women are especially targeted. This is concluded in a 62-page report released today by the US-based group Human Rights Watch, looking into systematic human rights violations in war-ravaged Somalia. Based on over 70 interviews with victims and witnesses, the report describes harsh punishments including amputations and floggings, which are meted out regularly and without due process. (more…)