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Somalia / Islamic Law #158716

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 01, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Special report introduced.

(No location given: John McWethy) The explosive growth of the law of Islam in Somalia as a way of finding relief from crime and anarchy featured; scenes shown to illustrate how this fundamentalist justice system works. [Somali businessman Mohamed JIRDEH; Somali elder Musa ABDULA (thru translator) - talk about the situation.] The case of a thief sentenced to have a hand and foot cut off detailed; scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:03:30

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