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Somalia

Industria marítima y empresas con protección armada en el Golfo

Martyn Lowe

Como ha sido vastamente informado en la prensa, en los últimos años ha habido un incremento de los ataques piratas contra embarcaciones marinas, en su mayoría en las costas de Somalia, el Golfo de Aden y el Océano Índico. Mientras los ataques siguen en aumento, también aumentan las medidas de “protección armada” usadas por la industria marítima.

Somalia and Ethiopia: forced recruitment and conscription for war

According to various NGOs and United Nations agencies, the use of child soldiers in Somalia has increased since fighting between the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and the Union of Islamic Courts (UIC) escalated in December.

Somalia

15/09/1998
In 1991 president Barre's government was overthrown by the United Somali Congress (USC) and the Somali National Movement (SNM). Since then there has been no central government in Somali and therefore no national armed forces. [5]

1 Conscription

conscription not enforced

It is believed that since there is no central government in Somalia, the national service programme of president Barre's government is no longer in existence.

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