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  • Personal Narrative: My Personal Experience Of Refugees

    I was seven years old when I landed at London Heathrow Airport as a refugee. I was accompanied by my mother, sister and cousin. The year was 1995. I have vivid memories of the flight and the aftermath. My mother recalls the sympathy and kindness with which we were treated. We were taken into a small room by an immigration official who gave us tea and rich tea biscuits. I remember being tired because we landed just before midnight on a Saturday night. I also recall being excited because I was…

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  • Analysis: The Charge: Genocide

    “BANG! POW!” “They’re firing! “They’re firing! Please hold your fire!’” screams out of the massive movie screen. Scenes filled with dead, decaying bodies laying on the ground, wives experiencing the heartache for their husbands to return in one piece, and fully loaded machine guns reaching their peak and plunging into the enemy. “‘Well this is intense”’, I say in my head. My eyes wandered in awe all across the screen. Suddenly I saw fragile children struggling to hold up their weapons. “‘Well…

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  • How Did Islam Start Somalia

    Somalians also have no tribes but and are distinctive in Africa since they are fused by one terminology, and practice a flexible model of Islam. Located along one of many most ideal sites in the world, Somalia had all of the ingredients to ascertain a peaceful state that is combined. Nevertheless, Somalis goal to combine all Somali people including those living in Djibouti, Ethiopia (Ogaden), Kenya (Upper Frontier Area - NFD) into a Better Somalia brought it into crash with Ethiopia and also to…

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  • Pirates In Somalia

    Everyone is aware that there are still pirates out there, and they can be just as violent as pirates from many years ago. But what you may not know is that most modern day pirates hail from Somalia, a country on the North-east coast of Africa. Somalia was not always like this, this is the product of a large state collapse that left many of it’s citizens left with no choice. It all started with the assassination of the country's second president, Abdirashid Ali Shermarke, who was killed by his…

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  • Effects Of Hiv In Somalia

    Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that weakens the immune system making the individual more susceptible to diseases and other viruses. Unlike most viruses the human immune system is unable to fight HIV and it may eventually lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS (MORE ON AIDS) (‘What Is HIV/AIDS?’ 2015). HIV cases in Australia is beginning to increase after a great reduction during the 1990’s and it is most common among men who have sex with men, this means that women…

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  • Never Give Me A Bad Time Analysis

    BACKYARDS. This essay is a strong essay because it talks about that any new thing will become old one day even though it will take time. The essay made me to remember our home in Mogadishu and our new home in Atlanta. Our home in Somalia was big and its had a lot of spaces compared to our home in the U.S. which its small and it does not has a lot of spaces so the kids could play. JOURNEY V. QUESTION 10. We like the four-day week…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Child Soldiers At Home

    & Underage Thousands of children are being forced to serve as soldiers around the world. And in the African nation of Somalia, the U.S. might even be helping pay their salaries. By Jeffrey Gettleman in Mogadishu, Somalia Upfront Magazine (October 4, 2010) Prowling the streets of Mogadishu, the shattered capital of Somalia, Awil Salah Osman looks like all the other boys with torn-up clothes, thin limbs, and eyes eager for attention. But 12-year-old Awil is different in two ways: He is…

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  • Military Movie Analysis

    recorded copy of the actual documentary on the true story of Black Hawk Down that was shown on CNN several years ago. That documentary shows live footage as well as some of the actual Army Rangers and Delta Force soldiers involved in the raid of Mogadishu. I personally know guys who were stationed there and involved in that raid and when I watch it to this day it makes the hair on my neck stand up. In some instances, I get an anxious or overwhelming feeling and start to sweat just watching a…

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  • Civil War In Somalia

    1. INTRODUCTION Sovereignty is the supreme authority and power that states have over their territories and what is within them. This paper will provide a brief history of the civil war in Somalia and will explain how it made many people flee to Kenya for security reasons. In international law, refugees have rights that require their host states to protect them. These rights are explained in both the international refugee law and the Kenyan refugee law. Although the Kenyan government is obliged…

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  • Al-Shabab Ideology

    Al-Shabab’s ideology is typically described as a brand of Salafism and Wahhabism that supports takfir, the excommunication of apostates or unbelievers. Though it has stated many goals in the past, the group fights first and foremost to create a fundamentalist Islamic state in the Horn of Africa that would include not only Somalia but also Djibouti, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Islamism and Salafism served to express commonalities and build alliances against shared enemies who happened to be world…

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