4 January 2014

Somalia: Saudi Araba Deports More Than 200 Somalis to Mogadishu

More than 200 Somalis deported from Saudi Arabia have reached Mogadishu's Aden Abdulle Airport on Friday. The people deported mostly young men and women were members of Somali immigrants who have travelled to the Kingdom of Saudi Srabia to seek better life and work following the civil wars in their homeland.

Some of those deported back to Mogadishu have said they were tortured and misbehaved by the Saudi police while some of the people were detained for more than one month.

The country's civil aviation authoroties said that more than two thousands Somalis were deported back to the country since September.

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