Tag Archives: war in Somalia

CAIR to File Complaint Over MN Judge’s Questioning on ‘Sharia’

“It is misguided and unethical for a judge to reference an individual’s general support of mainstream Islamic principles, known as Sharia, during sentencing to determine a defendant’s future dangerousness,” said CAIR Staff Attorney Gadeir Abbas. “By also linking modest dress to a propensity for violence, the judge revealed a disturbing bias that may have impacted […]

MPR> 2 Minnesota women sentenced in Somali terror case

In this Aug. 5, 2010 file photo, Hawo Mohamed Hassan, left, and Amina Farah Ali, both of Rochester, Minn., leave the U.S. District Court after appearing at a hearing in St Paul, Minn. A jury on Thursday convicted the two women of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig, File) by Brandt […]

Zahra Abdalla> We long for peace in Somalia

We long for peace in Somalia BY ZAHRA ABDALLA  March 14, 2013 MINNESOTA WOMEN’S PRESS via TCDailyPlanet.net Lack of peace has affected the lives of my family and friends. My friend and colleague Adar Kahin had tears in her eyes when I asked about the civil war in Somalia. She described a time before the war […]