A million Somali children have starved to death in the past 24 months and this crime goes unnoticed by the international media?
BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN
According to just released information sourced from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the FSNAU between October 2015 and April 2016, a period of only six months, upwards of 400,000 Somali’s, two thirds of whom were children, died of starvation. Continue reading The UN and Genocide by Starvation in Somalia→
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