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SOMALIA: Al Shabaab court fines Money Transfer company / orders them to print 70,875 Islamic books

April 11, 2010

The following article is reprinted with permission from Mareeg Online.

Somalia: Al Shabaab fine money Transfer Company
©  Mareeg Online
April 10, 2010

MOGADISHU – A court under the administration of al Shabaab in the Somali capital Mogadishu has sentenced Amal money Transfer Company to print 70,875 Islamic books on Saturday.

The court accused the money transfer company of delivering books against the Islamic religion in areas controlled by al Shabaab.

The acts accused to the company include, spreading Christian festivals, dividing the Somali people, Israel Slogans, and pictures against the culture of the Somali people and the Islamic region.

Sheikh Al Qadi Abdul Haq, an al Shabaab judge said the court called the administration of the company and told the court that they did not look deeply into what were inside the books they delivered.

The judge concluded that they ordered the company to print 70,875 Islamic books as fine.

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