Shows featuring Said Sheikh Samatar

  • Reporters Assassinated in Somalia as Report Documents Widespread War Crimes Somalia01
    As two journalists are assassinated in Somalia, Human Rights Watch releases a 113-page report concluding that all sides have committed war crimes in Somalia’s conflict this year. The report says the worst abuses have been by U.S.-backed Ethiopian soldiers, who are supporting the transitional Somali government against insurgents. [includes rush transcript]
    August 14, 2007 | Story
  • Conflict in Somalia: Islamic Courts Abandon Mogadishu as U.N. Warns of Humanitarian Crisis Somalia12-28-06
    Hundreds of people are feared dead as fighting between Ethiopian forces backing Somalia’s government and militias loyal to the Union of Islamic Courts intensifies. Islamic fighters have abandoned their stronghold in the capital Mogadishu as the U.N. is warning of an impending humanitarian crisis. Who are the key players in this conflict? What is the U.S. role? We host a roundtable...
    December 28, 2006 | Story
  • Conversation with Hafsat Abiola continued.
    Hafsat Abiola continues to speak with Amy about her family’s experience in Nigeria.
    June 12, 1997 | Story