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SOMALIA / IDENTITY CARDS

Without a functioning government during the two decades of civil war, many Somalis had to acquire fake identity cards and passports through the back alleys of the infamous Bakara market, a system known as "Abdallah Shideeye" or the counterfeiter. The country now has a functional government with institutions working at protecting the Somali identity. AU [...]

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ITALY / MIGRANT RESCUE

Over 1,200 migrants were rescued from inflatable boats off the boast of Lampedusa last week (7 Feb) by the Italian navy. Young men, women and children, crammed into eight dinghies and a boat, were spotted by helicopter halfway betweenTunisiaandItaly. UNHCR  

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