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Transcript of SOMALIA GENOCIDE
Map and Location
Methods and Tactics
Somalian pirates steel from passing ships.
Peace strategies countries that try to help. The peace offer never ends up working.
Once a clan has taken over an area, they recruit all of the men and boys.
Execution of any prisoners or enemies.
Hostile actions to any assisting countries
Somalia is located in the Horn of Africa (East Africa). It borders Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti, and the Indian Ocean. The land is mainly open savanna with areas of forest. Most of the warfare took place in Puntland, a self-governed state in the northeastern region of Somalia.
In 1991, the government of Somalia was overthrown by other groups that disagreed with decisions made. As time passed, the Groups were not able to find a new leader. Eventually, lawless Somalia broke out into long lasting warfare, and affected many Innocent civilians. When the agreement was made to elect Abdulkassim Salat Hassan as president, the final conflict was to end the clash between Somalian groups. In 2007 a US airstrike, defended by President Yusuf, hit Southern Somalia, and killed many innocent people but still did not have much effect the constant warfare. The civil war, as some call it, is still in action to this day as they struggle to find a solution.
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Somalian groups take over
Somalia: 500,000 killed from 1991-present
400,000 deaths from war and disease since 1991
Going on for 24 years and counting
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1991 Mohammad Siad
Barre flees from clan attacks
1992, 350,000 Somalis die of disease, starvation, or civil war
1993 Rebels shot down
1994,US ends Somalian
1999, capital of Garba Harre
is captured by Ethiopia
but war goes on
By: Trenton DeVito, Chad Schap, Jacob Stockl, and Austin Burgess