Kismayu,Somalia. Reports from Kenya say that up to 40 mareehan tribe from city of kismayu Somali refugees including women and children who fled fighting between thearmy loyal to jubbaland state of somalia -backed transitional government TFG and al-shabaab Islamists have been arrested near the common border. International refugees’ organizations say that Kenya broke the international law by arresting refugees who fled fighting in Somalia. "International law was broken when 40 (refugees), mostly women and children, were arrested near the border transit camp," an official with UNHCR who declined to reveal his name said. Marrehan tribe owners of the Lower Juba province with Kismayo its headquarter, and gedo province the Middle Juba province , the two richest and the most resourceful regions in Somalia have been at war with Ogaden ONLF with al -shabaab . The refugees mostly were driven out from the southern port city of Kismayo by heavy deadly clashes between (al shabaab) Islamist fighters with ogaden (ONLF) and jubbaland militias..ogaden are doing all kinds of aggression against Ethiopian.. now 'doing the same thing to marehaan.. most of them are refugees has been displaced in kismayo . Eyewitnesses confirm that the troops have asked the arrested refugees to pay ransom for their release. These latest arrests came as Kenyan soldiers mounted a roadblock on the main road leading to the refugee reception center at Liboi in northeast Kenya. . In Northeastern Province of Kenya, Ogaden is the majority Somali-Kenyan tribes . the al shabaab and ONLF wanted only bloodshed and they killed at least 100 innocent lives in kismayu . Althoughthey are using the name of islam , they are really clan motivated. They have committed a genocide and revenge the see mareehan close ally of ETHIOPA .. ogaden al shabaab and ONLF wanted only bloodshed and they killed at least 100 innocent lives. Althoughthey are using the name of islam , they are really clan motivated. They have committed a genocide and revenge. Ogaden tribe fighting against the Ethiopian armed forces in Ethiopia, ogaden attack jubbaland (mareehan )durring the civil war ,They are the diplomatically dominant Somali clan in the Kenyan politics. To give you a simple example, the current Kenyan defense minister, Yussuf Haji, is Ogaden by clan. The present Kenyan deputy parliament speaker, Farah Ma'alim, is Ogaden also. The current Kenyan assistant minister for Livestock. Aden Barre Duale, is Ogaden too. Mohamed Abdi Affey, former Kenyan assistant foreign minister and now a member of parliament, is Ogaden. Hussein Ma'alim, the most long-serving Somali-Kenyan politician who was a minister for fifteen years, holding different key ministries in Kenya, is Ogaden. Former Kenyan General-in-chief of the armed forces, Mohamed Mohamud Barrow,
But the Kenyan police said they were under instructions not to let in the refugees into the Condemnation of genocide in Kismay city (jubbaland state of somalia)
Sudan summons Kenyan, Ethiopian envoys over arms KHARTOUM, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Sudan summoned the Kenyan and Ethiopian ambassadors on Monday to protest against what it said were illegal shipments of arms to its semi-autonomous south, state media reported.
Khartoum was protesting over "violations" linked to an arms shipment seized by pirates off Somalia's coast that Western diplomats said was bound for south Sudan, and a plane-load of weapons from Addis Ababa, state news agency SUNA reported.
SUNA stopped short of accusing Ethiopia and Kenya of directly supplying the arms to south Sudan, which won its own government and the right to its own army in a 2005 peace deal with Khartoum that ended a two-decade civil war.MORE..http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LD558286.htm
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KISMAYO, Somalia Oct 13 al shabaab with ONLF fighters in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo used excessive force to kill a well-known clan militia commander
sunday night, local sources told media Online.Salah "OJ" Hassan was arrested two days ago and was being kept at the city's main police station, where Islamist gunmen kept watch.Traditional elders from the Harti clan met Kismayo's Islamist city officials and requested the victim's release on grounds that he reached a peace deal with the Islamic Courts movement about past conflicts, inside sources said.According to witnesses, Salah OJ was allowed to leave the police station and was seen walking outside when a hail of bullets erupted suddenly.A confidential source told media that "30 bullets" had hit different parts of the victim's body."It was overkill with possible political consequences," the source said, while underlining that clan militias were instrumental in the Islamists' seizure of Kismayo last August from jubbaland aemy .The late Salah OJ was based in the island of Kudhaa, but was visiting Kismayo for personal reasons when he was arrested by Islamist militiamen.In recent years, he led Harti clan militias who fought bitter wars against Islamist fighters led by (ONLF) Hassan Turki , he was accused by the Islamists of having ties to American spies.The Islamist al -shabaab with ONLF -appointed Kismayo administration has not commented yet on the brutal execution.Somalia: