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Somaliland Cans Female Football Tournament As Un-Islamic

Somaliland Cans Female Football Tournament As Un-Islamic

 The Somaliland Women’s Football Tournament was expected to begin on Thursday in the capital Hargeisa Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland said on Thursday it had cancelled its first women’s football tournament as it fell foul of Islamic values, sparking outrage among women’s rights groups. The Somaliland Women’s Football Tournament, featuring six female teams representing Somaliland’s […]

Woman Accused Of Polygamy And Stoned To Death In Somalia

Woman Accused Of Polygamy And Stoned To Death In Somalia

Fighters from the Al-Shabab militant Islamist group have stoned to death a woman in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia. She was convicted of being married to 11 husbands. Al-Shabab, an Islamic group based in Somalia, stoned a woman accused engaging in polygamy to death on Wednesday, the group’s radio arm, Andalus, reported. A court […]