Somalia cabinet approves anti-terrorism law Brett Murphy at 12:23 PM ET
[JURIST] The cabinet of the Somali transitional government [official website] approved a new anti-terrorism law allowing sentences of life imprisonment or execution for engaging in or funding terrorist activity, Somalia's Information Minister Madow Nunow Mohamed announced Monday. The law, which must still be approved by President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed [BBC profile], is a reaction to recent violence that the Somali government blames on a radical Islamic movement accused of supporting al-Qaida members.
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