Somali Millitants Execute 2 Girls

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    I found this to be a little troubling. What is going on in this world?

    MOGADISHU, Somalia – The two accused spies died amid a fusillade of bullets from a firing squad organized by a hardline Islamist militia. The condemned pair were only girls, aged 15 and 18, and their grieving relatives say they were uneducated, usually stayed at home and could not have spied for anyone.

    Horrified residents of the town of Belet Weyne, in western Somalia, were forced to watch the execution by al-Shabab on Wednesday. One woman fainted as the girls were gunned down by 10 masked executioners.
    Somali militants execute 2 girls; town horrified - Yahoo! News

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    Only shortly before the executions, Sheik Mohamed Ibrahim sentenced the girls to death for spying for government soldiers fighting al-Shabab. The only qualifications Ibrahim needed to be appointed a judge by al-Shabab were that he be male and know the Quran.WTF?
     
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    It's Somalia.
     
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    Sucks to live in Somalia.
     
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    It's a damn shame. My prayers go out to the families of the young girls.
     
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    It sure does
     
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    al-Shabab is not a group to take lightly. they are in league with al qaeda and eventually we will be sending troops their way if we can ever get out of iraq & afgh. Their rule makes the taliban look like freedom loving people.

    they are serious extremists exploiting the poverty and lawlessness in somali just as the taliban did the same in pakistans FATA regions.
     
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    The Mexican drug cartels are already here and doing the same thing.
     
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    Somalia ? Somalia ? Isn't that a suburb of DeeTroyt ?
     
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    And yet our government keeps on bringing that culture here.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIYYd476H1k[/ame]
     
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