Minnesota’s missing Somali community finally found?
While this Somali report is up front that thousands of Somalis demand sharia, Western media spin-offs, such as MSNBC’s, title their version of the story, “Thousands of Somalis demand peace at rally,” with little focus on sharia per se.
“Somalia: Thousands demonstrate in Mogadishu in support of Sharia Law,” from Horseed Media, March 5:
Horseed Media – On thursday, thousands of people took to the streets in the Somali capital Mogadishu in support of introducing the Sharia law.
The demonstrators gathered in Mogadishu Stadium, where Sheikh Ahmed Dahir Aweys the brother of opposition leader Hassan Dahir Aweys told the crowds to support the implementation of sharia law in the country.
He said it was a religious duty which should be uphold in all times.
–¦the sharia is pure justice that fights with everything that is evil”¦.” Says Sheikh Ahmed Dahir Aweys.
Today”s demonstrations was in support of the decision of the Somali religious council who last week released an advisory report calling for the new government to introduce the sharia law in the country.
The religious council said the Federal Parliament should approve the sharia law within months.
The Somali religious council also called for the African Peacekeepers AMISOM to withdraw their troops in Mogadishu within 120 days.
Sheikh Sharif Ahmed, the newly elected Somali President in a press conference last week said, he was not against the introducing of the Sharia law and that he was ready to accept a cease fire with armed groups in Mogadishu.