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“We Heard It Coming”: #US Lethal Operations In #Somalia

#Drones #Raids

Co-authored w/ @Abdinordahir

Basic findings:

* Research uncovered 3 cases that occurred between JAN 2019 & MAR 2019 -> carried out by #drones & #counterterrorism (joint) #raids -> Lower Shebelle region

• Killed: 21 civilian (appx./ testimony)
• Injured: 2 others
• AFRICOM/ US acknowledged 2 of 3 case incidences & claimed that *no civilians were killed*

• 3rd case was not acknowledged, after formally requesting info.
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Days after embarrassing election losses for ruling party >> Police #raids across #Russia
43 cities, 200+ homes & offices of #opposition politicians, activists & supporters of leader @Navalny. @NatVasilyevaAP reports on new attempts to smother #democracy.…
“Pure act of political repression”—Mass raids against opposition across #Russia, days after election losses for Putin’s ruling party in Moscow. @marcbennetts1 reports on the Kremlin’s coordinated crackdown on Navalny’s network of anti-#corruption activists…
Peak propagandist: RT/Sputnik chief Simonyan complains a 3-day Facebook ban violated her Freedom of Speech…While the Kremlin conducts the most sweeping raids in modern Russia's history—to silence Putin's opposition. Russian propaganda's job is to drown truth so corruption reigns
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