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LONDON – Britain’s MI6 intelligence service has identified a group that raises funds with impunity in London as the organization whose militia members in Somalia imposed a death sentence on a 13-year-old rape victim, according to a report from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
Known as the Shabaab, the ruthless militia is designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department. The group’s leadership was targeted by missile strikes earlier this year.
However, MI6 has revealed that the group operates without restriction in London, funding the fierce guerrilla war against Somalia’s long-time enemy, Ethiopia, which invaded Somalia last year.
Until last week, the war attracted little attention in the West. All that changed after a Shariah court in the Somalia southern town of Kismayo handed down a brutal punishment.
A 13-year-old girl, described in an intelligence report as “little more than a pretty child,” was sentenced to be stoned to death by the all-male court.
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It imposed the sentence on Aisha Ibrahim Duhulow after she had complained to the local Shariah court that she had been gang-raped by, among others, her cousins.
But the court found her guilty of adultery and sentenced her to death by stoning.
She was taken from the courthouse to a local sports stadium. There she was buried up to her neck in sand and then stoned in front of a 1,000-strong crowd, the number the local soccer team attracts.