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Somali Militants Ban Red Cross From Territory

Posted January 30th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Somali militant group al-Shabab has banned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from operating in the territory it controls. In a statement Monday, al-Shabab said the Red Cross had “betrayed the trust” of local officials and falsely accused the group’s fighters of “hindering food distribution.” There was no immediate response from the ICRC. […]

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