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Two teenage girls executed by Somali militants - babycolic.net
Burhan Hassan was an infant when he left his homeland of Somalia. He grew up American, a bright student with dreams of becoming a doctor or lawyer. But now his family is trying to find out why the year-old was killed under mysterious circumstances in Somalia. Hassan was one of about a dozen young Somali men who have gone missing from the Minneapolis area over the last couple of years - recruited, their families say, by radical elements in Somalia. Relatives said they learned Friday that he had been killed and buried in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, but they had few details. His death follows a suicide bombing carried out in that warring Horn of Africa country last October by another young Somali man from Minneapolis. Bihi said his nephew was found shot in the head in an open area of the city.
Children of Somalia
The Somalia affair was a military scandal. The act was documented by photos, and brought to light internal problems in the Canadian Airborne Regiment. Military leadership were sharply rebuked after a CBC reporter received altered documents, leading to allegations of a cover-up.
Children in Somalia are consistently unable to enjoy fulfilment of their rights due to the severely difficult context in which they live. Children are vulnerable to serious risks which undermine their safeguarding including: forced displacement, access to education, recruitment as child soldiers, sexual abuse, marriage and child labour. Life expectancy: