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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
  • Conversation with Hafsat Abiola continued.
    Hafsat Abiola continues to speak with Amy about her family’s experience in Nigeria.
    June 12, 1997 | Story