Somali MP Accuses AU of 'Massacre'

A parliamentarian has accused African Union peacekeepers of being responsible for the recent killing of civilians.

  • Somalia:  AU to Probe Civilian Deaths in Lego

    Sabahi, 17 January 2013

    The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it is investigating the recent deaths of civilians caught in the crossfire after al-Shabaab militants attacked AMISOM troops near ... read more »

A Somali girl crosses a street on her way to school while AMISOM soldiers stand guard (file photo).

  • Somalia:  MP Accuses Amisom of 'Massacre', Amisom 'To Investigate Civilian Killings'

    Garowe Online, 17 January 2013

    A member of Somalia 's federal parliament has accused African Union peacekeepers (AMISOM) committing a 'massacre ', while AMISOM officials have announced that they are ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Amisom to Investigate Leggo Incident (press release)

    Shabelle Media Network, 16 January 2013

    AMISOM is investigating an incident in which civilians may have been caught up in crossfire as its forces repelled an attack by the Al Shabaab terror group. read more »

  • Somalia:  Al Shabab Execute Two Civilians in Jilib

    Shabelle Media Network, 12 January 2013

    Reports from the southern town of Jilib in south Somalia say, that militants from Al Shabab excuted two civilian men after they accused the two men of being spies for the Somali ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Roadside Bomb Hits Amisom Patrol in Merka Town

    Shabelle Media Network, 2 January 2013

    A roadside bomb has hit a Burundian contingent of African union forces who were on a patrol in the beachside town of Merka in southern Somalia, according to residents in the town. read more »

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